Kelly Oliver

Fourth generation Moabite Kelly Oliver struggled.

At age 28 he has published a tell-all memoir exposing his most personal thoughts and conflictions.

The book “Abstract Canyon” was written in his own perspective and in his own words as if he were talking to his audience face to face.

Oliver drew inspiration from the many experiences in his life, including a severe car accident when he was 15 years old where he suffered a permanently damaging head injury. He left Moab and started a journey of self-discovery and struggle.

“I have much to offer, even my enemies,” Oliver said. “We all have to take responsibility for our own actions, and live up to what we put in as individuals.”

Oliver has been persistent in the “pursuit of happiness” throughout his life, and strives to bring comfort to all whom he encounters.

“I’ve said many times that I would give up my own life willingly if it meant I could save others, and honestly I would,” Oliver said.

He shared his book with readers at “Back of Beyond Books” earlier this month.

Oliver continues to set and accomplish goals here in Moab with the love of his life, two cats, and a son on the way.