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The Brave Cowboy: An Old Tale in New Time (Lonely Are the Brave)

by Abbey, Edward; Douglas, Kirk

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Salt Lake City / Santa Barbara: Dream Garden Press / Santa Teresa Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1993. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. From the estate of the American actor Carroll O’Connor (Archie Bunker of All in the Family) ; SIGNED and inscribed to O'Connor on front endpaper by Kirk Douglas, "For Carroll O’Connor / Lest you forget / Kirk Douglas / 1994." The book is signed a second time by Douglas on a special colophon page at the front of the book. Kirk Douglas, who starred as "Burns" in the film adaptation (Lonely Are the Brave) of the novel, wrote the introduction to this deluxe edition limited to 500 copies. ; Carroll O’Connor starred in the movie as "Hinton the Truck Driver," who in the end of the movie runs over and kills "Burns". ; The book is tight, clean and crisp with a hint of very mild spotting to top edge and a very minor closed tear to bottom of dustjacket's rear, otherwise As New. An excellent copy now protected in a new Mylar cover. ; 8vo; 280 pages; Signed by Actor .


  • Bookseller: Eliabooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24333
  • Title: The Brave Cowboy: An Old Tale in New Time (Lonely Are the Brave)
  • Author: Abbey, Edward; Douglas, Kirk
  • Format/binding:Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Dream Garden Press / Santa Teresa Press
  • Place: Salt Lake City / Santa Barbara
  • Date published: 1993


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