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Finding Everett Ruess : the life and unsolved disappearance of a legendary wilderness explorer

Author: David Roberts
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Everett Ruess; Everett Ruess; Everett Ruess; Everett Ruess; Everett Ruess
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Roberts
ISBN: 9780307591760 030759176X 9780307591777 0307591778
OCLC Number: 706677590
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 394 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: David Roberts.

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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.

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