New York: E.P. Dutton, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 242pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 black cloth with tan paper covered boards. The boards are subtly faded at the edges. In a dust jacket with light toning, and a minor chip to the bottom edge of the rear panel. Very good / very good. Item #54573
Signed by the Edward Abbey on the front free endpaper. In "Good News" the West is wild again. American civilization as the twentieth century knew it has crumbled. In the great Southwest a new breed of settler are creating a new way of life in the wilderness - a pastoral economy - with skills and savvy resurrected from the pre-industrial past.