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Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer

David Roberts
Format
Book
Published
New York : Broadway Books, c2011.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780307591760, 030759176X
Summary
Traces the life of the early twentieth-century adventurer, writer, and watercolor artist, describing his early years as a child prodigy, his solitary journeys through the American Southwest, and his mysterious 1934 disappearance in Navajo country.
Contents
  • Pt. 1: The desire to live. "I have given the wind my pledge" ; "I have been one who loved the wilderness" ; "The crazy man is in solitude again" ; "I go to make my destiny" ; "I have seen more beauty than I can bear"
  • Pt. 2: Say that I kept my dream. Nemo ; Desert trails ; Cult and conundrum ; "No least desire for fame"
  • Pt. 3: What Aneth saw. Jackass Bar ; Comb Ridge
  • Epilogue: Happy journeys.
Description
xvi, 394 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
Technical Details
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