書名:PASSIONATE PILGRIM, A(ISBN=9780375726163)
“Thoroughly engaging?. The Pike who emerges from these pages isa true voice without restraint. A fascinating story told by afirst-rate historian.”–Douglas Brinkley“This spirited biography never lets go?[Robertson] keeps his viewof the peripatetic Pike clear-eyed and even-handed.”–ProvidenceJournal“At once sympathetic and probing, provides a fascinating and timelybackdrop to many of the struggles faced by main today.” –Publishers Weekly“Meticulously researched and crisply written?An accurate, fairportrait of [a] complicated spiritual iconoclast and theologica .” –Tucson Citizen
David Robertson is the author of two priorbiographies, of the slave rebel, Denmark Vesey, and of former U.S.Secretary of State, James F. Byrnes, and is the author of ahistorical novel about John Wilkes Booth. His poetry has appearedin the Sewanee Review and other journals, and he had providedpolitical and literary commentary to ABC News and the WashingtonPost. He currently is researching the memories of the battle of theAlamo in 1836 and also the lives of Native Americans on thesouthern frontier in the early nineteenth century. He was educatedin Alabama, and lives in Ohio.