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Everett Ruess: A Vagabond for Beauty

by W. L. Rusho

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Through this combined volume of letters and personal journal entries, the last few years of Everett Ruess's life http://www.everettruess.net/ is partially revealed. Ruess was a dreamer who reveled in nature, travel, and being outdoors. He was also an artist, writer and adventurer who spent much of his latter teenage years exploring the Sierra Nevada region of California and the desert wilderness of the Southwest. He often traveled alone. In November 1934, the twenty year-old Ruess left Escalante, UT and disappeared into the desert canyon lands to the south leaving behind a campsite, his two burros, and part of his camping gear. He was never seen again. His life echoed his words, "When I go, I leave no trace." (lj) ( )
  eduscapes | Apr 21, 2010 |
A gripping story rendered no less enthralling by Mr. Rusho's unenthusiastic treatment. ( )
  wesh | Dec 20, 2007 |
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Thagais is the combination version: "Vagabond for Beauty" and "Wilderness Journals". Published by Gibbs Smith
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Everett Ruess, the young poet and artist who disappeared into the desert canyonlands of Utah in 1934, has become widely known posthumously as the spokesman for the spirit of the high desert. Many have been inspired by his intense search for adventure, leaving behind the amenities of a comfortable life. His search for ultimate beauty and oneness with nature is chronicled in this remarkable collection of letters to family and friends. < /p>

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