Why I Came West by Rick Bass
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Why I Came West Summary
A passionate memoir about the great divides in Rick Bass's beloved Yaak Valley, the West as a whole, and himself.
Why I Came West Reviews
"The book reads best as a series of variations on the theme of how our relation to the wilderness is essential to our being human. Bass is an eloquent defender of his precious valley." - Publishers Weekly.
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Rick Bass Author Biography
Rick Bass was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1958. His father was a geologist
who passed on his passion to his son. Bass received a B.S. in petroleum
geology at Utah State University in 1979, and then worked as a gas and oil
geologist in Jackson, Mississippi. He started writing short stories during
his lunch breaks.
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