To save you some time, I was going to give you a 100 - word abridged version.
President -elect and family leave Chicago bound for his inauguration in an abridged version of Abraham Lincoln's 12-day train journey to the White House
The following is an abridged version of an article that appears in the July 19, 2010 print and iPad editions of TIME magazine.
His abridged version of the Dream has been judiciously made, in which full justice has been done to the content and flavour of the original.
Did you read the whole book or only the abridged version?