Finding Everett Ruess
Published: 2011
Back before telephones and television, a few creative souls left the comfort of the family home in search of something more, exploring the harsh landscape and surviving on their own. In the 1930s, Everett Ruess disappeared at age 20 as he trekked with his dog and burro through Southern Utah and Arizona, considering himself a young John Muir. His disappearance is reconstructed from interviews, notes and letters and is a suspenseful and exciting read about…

Author: David Roberts