I recommend it to those who enjoy books about adventurers as well as those who like a good mystery.
And it's not that I think an author needs to admire his subject, but hearing the same criticisms over and over again does get old.
I found the book very readable and I liked the details like the woodcuts from Ruess spread throughout the book.
this guy accurately pointed out what a selfish and entitled little boy Everett truly was, despite his adventures.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Slow start, but gets more interesting towards the end. I found the visit to the Depression era somewhat interesting but the section on investigating what happened to him was more... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lisa K. Arbelaez
I would suggest that anyone reading this book read the final chapter of Philip Fradkin's Everett Ruess: His Short Life, Mysterious Death , and Astonishing Afterlife. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Scott L. Mac Adam
Pretty good. Best overview of Ruess yet and seems to have come very close to actually finding him.Published 6 months ago by Robert Langham
A good read. The author did a very good job of showing Everett's beautiful, wander lusting youth while also being unbiased when it came to the main characters selfishness and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Eric Kelly
“In the beginning was the word,” and ever since, authors have used words as tools to attempt to unravel and explain the mysteries of humanity. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Lowell H. Young