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Pledge to the Wind, the Legend of Everett Ruess

Pledge to the Wind the Legend of Everett Ruess Eighty years ago a young man disappeared in the Utah wilderness A large manhunt followed but all they turned up was his last camp and a couple burros Numerous historical books have been published tha

  • Title: Pledge to the Wind, the Legend of Everett Ruess
  • Author: Robert Louis DeMayo
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  • Page: 218
  • Format: Paperback
  • Eighty years ago a young man disappeared in the Utah wilderness A large manhunt followed, but all they turned up was his last camp and a couple burros Numerous historical books have been published that attempt to prove what happened to Everett, but his fate remains one of the biggest mysteries of the southwest Pledge to the Wind, the Legend of Everett Ruess follows the Eighty years ago a young man disappeared in the Utah wilderness A large manhunt followed, but all they turned up was his last camp and a couple burros Numerous historical books have been published that attempt to prove what happened to Everett, but his fate remains one of the biggest mysteries of the southwest Pledge to the Wind, the Legend of Everett Ruess follows the adventures of Everett Ruess from his appearance in the southwest in 1931 when he was barely seventeen, until his disappearance in 1934, shortly before he turned 21 This historical fiction novel focuses on how he lived from day to day, the adventures he experienced, and the language he used to express them Upon reading it, Brian Ruess wrote, In this work of fiction I saw Everett for the first time, as he might actually have been Get A Copy Kindle Store CAOnline StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 314 pages Published December 14th 2014 by Wayward Publishing first published December 10th 2014 More Details ISBN13 9780991118328 Edition Language English Other Editions 3 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about Pledge to the Wind, the Legend of Everett Rue

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    1. Robert Louis DeMayo

      Robert Louis DeMayo took up writing at the age of twenty when he left his job as a biomedical engineer to explore the world Over the coming years he traveled to every corner of the globe, experiencing approximately one hundred countries, crossing most of them overland He is a member of The Explorers Club and The Archaeological Institute of America During his travels he worked extensively for th Robert Louis DeMayo took up writing at the age of twenty when he left his job as a biomedical engineer to explore the world Over the coming years he traveled to every corner of the globe, experiencing approximately one hundred countries, crossing most of them overland He is a member of The Explorers Club and The Archaeological Institute of America During his travels he worked extensively for the travel section of The Telegraph, out of Hudson, NH.For three years he worked as marketing director for Eos, a company that served as a travel office for six non profit organizations and offered dives to the Titanic and the Bismarck, Antarctic voyages, African safaris and archaeological tours throughout the world Following this, Robert worked for three years as a tour guide in Alaska during the summers and as a jeep guide in Sedona, Arizona, during the winter He was general manager at A Day in the West, a Jeep tour company in Sedona before he decided to write full time He is the author of six novels The Making of Theodore Roosevelt, a fictionalized account of Roosevelt s acquaintance with wilderness living The Light Behind Blue Circles, a mystery thriller set in Africa The Wayward Traveler, this 700 page, memoir based travel novel won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Pledge to the Wind the Legend of Everett Ruess The Road to Sedona and his most recent novel, The Sirens of Oak Creek.Currently he resides in Hollis, N.H and Sedona, AZ, with his wife Diana and three daughters Tavish Lee, Saydrin Scout, and Martika Louise

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    1. I received this book in the first reads program.This book took me back to the wind swept slickrock canyons and the beautiful mountains of the southwest I spent much time there, and the author did a great job of making it real with his own beautiful language and excerpts from Ruess work I had never heard of Everett Ruess before, and because of this book, I researched the young artist and wanderer and his art DeMayo does honor to Everett Ruess My mind often returns to things written I received thi [...]


    2. Leaves me happyI feel Everest is with his Navajo woman and living his dream, both growing old and enjoying the beauty and peace of the wilderness One of the nice feature of the book is it allows one to draw their own conclusion of Everett s fate.


    3. I enjoyed this one very much and would have to agree that Kimberly Newman s review is what I would have written I won this great book on GoodReads and like I do with most my wins I will be paying it forward by giving my win either to a friend or library to enjoy.


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