Good News (novel)

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Good News
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First edition
Author Edward Abbey
Publisher Dutton
Publication date
1980
Media type print (hardback and paperback)
Pages 242
ISBN ISBN 0-525-11583-8 (h/b)
ISBN 0-525-03467-6 (p/b)

Good News is a 1980 novel by Edward Abbey.

It is set in a Phoenix, Arizona of the near future after the economy and government have collapsed. Small bands of people (including Jack Burns, the hero from an earlier Abbey novel The Brave Cowboy) are trying to live freely, but a would-be military dictator has other plans and is trying to set up a dictatorship using Phoenix as his base.

Good News is Abbey's only work of science fiction.

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