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Encounters with Henry on Utah's Green River

October 2, 1981

Excerpts from Edward Abbey's introduction to a new edition of Henry David Thoreau's Walden, plus articles on industrial revenue bonds, James Watt and more.

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Encounters with Henry on Utah's Green River
Excerpts from Edward Abbey's introduction to a new edition of Henry David Thoreau's Walden.
Revenue bonds put some firms in black, but feds see only red
Large, national retail companies take advantage of industrial revenue bonds intended to provide cheap capital to financially undernourished communities.

Uncommon Westerners

Put that beer can in Bucket No. 14, please
If Edward Abbey were introduced to my father, Edward Abbey would probably toss a beer can at him. My father would pick it up and put it in the proper recycling bucket.