Publish date: January 1st 1997
Publisher: Washington State University Press
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
I bought this on a whim at a used book sale. A mostly listless telling of a true story of men trapped by the weather in the wilderness in 1893. The problem with this book is the author's zest for details, the minutiae of which at times makes drying paint look exciting by comparison. Like this part a...
This book tells the true story of a hunting party that headed for the Idaho mountains in 1893, and when the hired cook took ill, his companions left him to die in order to save their own skins. Not right away, of course, but it comes to that painfully and inexorably through the selfishness and compl...