Confessions of a Barbarian

By Edward Abbey; David Petersen (Editor); David Petersen (Introduction by)
(Johnson Books, Paperback, 9781555662875, 418pp.)

Publication Date: September 2003

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Description
Abbey's journals are the closest thing to an autobiography we will ever have. This new edition features an interview in which Abbey speaks candidly about his own work, his approach to writing, and his writing mechanics as well. Also new to this edition is a detailed index.



About the Author
Edward Abbey spent most of his life in the American Southwest. The author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including the much celebrated "Desert Solitaire", which decried the waste of America's wilderness, Abbey was one of the country's foremost defenders of the natural environment. He died in 1989.

David L. Petersen is Franklin N. Parker Professor of Old Testament at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He has been President of the Society of Biblical Literature and is the author or editor of a dozen books on the Hebrew Bible. Together, he and Gail O'Day edited The Access Bible.

David L. Petersen is Franklin N. Parker Professor of Old Testament at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He has been President of the Society of Biblical Literature and is the author or editor of a dozen books on the Hebrew Bible. Together, he and Gail O'Day edited The Access Bible.
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