Brave Cowboy

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HarperCollins, Apr 1, 1992 - Fiction - 320 pages
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The Brave Cowboy

Jack Burnes is a loner at odds with modern civilization. A man out of time, he rides a feisty chestnut mare across the New West -- a once beautiful land smothered beneanth airstrips and superhighways. And he lives by a personal code of ethics that sets him on a collision course with the keepers of law and order. Now he has stepped over the line by breaking one too many of society's rulus. The hounds of justice are hot in his trail. But Burnes would rather die than spend even a single night behind bars. And they have to catch him first.

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Review: The Brave Cowboy: An Old Tale in a New Time

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Review: The Brave Cowboy: An Old Tale in a New Time

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All of the characters in this novel are a little flat, and there really isn't a very involved plot to develop them any further. There is, however, page upon page of Abbey's stunning description of the ... Read full review

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Edward Abbey spent most of his life in the American Southwest. The author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including the much celebrated Desert Solitaire, which decried the waste of America's wilderness, Abbey was one of the country's foremost defenders of the natural environment. He died in 1989.

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