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

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Traces the extraordinary life of the early 20th-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. 60,000 first printing.

About the Author

\DAVID ROBERTS is the author of more than 20 books on mountaineering, adventure, and history, including No Shortcuts to the Top, K2, and The Will to Climb, which he co-wrote with Ed Viesturs and a memoir On a Ridge Between Life and Death. He has written for National Geographic, National Geographic Adventure, and Smithsonian. Roberts lives in Massachusetts.

Table of 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307591784
Subtitle:
The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Author:
Roberts, David
Author:
Krakauer, Jon
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Outdoors - Mountaineering Literature
Subject:
Nature Studies-Natural History
Subject:
Outdoors-Lore and Survival
Subject:
Outdoors-Stories and Essays
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20110719
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
394

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