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Retrospective celebrates county-born writer’s work

An article in the Indiana Gazette features the Brave Cowboy: An Edward Abbey Retrospective exhibition and the highlights the rare books collection of Edward Abbey material.

“Poulton said editions of Abbey books as a whole aren’t especially rare, but a set of signed, first editions in excellent shape are — especially the first edition of the 1954 novel “Jonathan Troy,” Abbey’s first. She said Abbey hated it, expressing a desire to destroy all 5,000 prints. Nonetheless, he signed a copy for Hvolboll.”