Daniel Quinn is an American writer known for works which question the human relationship to the environment. His most famous book is Ishmael.
Quinn was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1935. He graduated from Creighton Preparatory School in 1953, and then studied at Saint Louis University, the University of Vienna, and Loyola University, where he received a bachelor's degree in English, cum laude, in 1957.
For the first twenty years of his career, he worked in educational and consumer publishing...