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Title: Defying the Uncivil. "Lines of My Life: Journal of a Year" by Edmund Campion. [review]
Authors: Pierce, Peter
Keywords: Australian
Book Reviews
Issue Date: Jun-2003
Publisher: Australian Book Review
Citation: Pierce, Peter 2003. Defying the Uncivil. Review of "Lines of My Life: Journal of a Year" by Edmund Campion. 'Australian Book Review', No 252, June/July, 16.
Series/Report no.: No 252
Abstract: Edmund Campion's latest book, "Lines of My Life", is an elegant hybrid, part meditation, part gossip (of edifying kinds), part political testament. Its genial tone is suggested by the source of the title, which comes from Psalm 16: ‘the lines of my life have run in pleasant places’. Urbane and affable, Campion is still alert to how institutional cruelties and prejudices can deform those who practise them, and of how that practice damages the chances of civilised life. Such a life he has found in Australia - and in the US.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/1108
ISSN: 0155-2864
Appears in Collections:No 252 - June / July 2003

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