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. 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 only seventeen, until his disappearance in 1934, shortly before he turned 21. Theories abound as to what may have happened to him: drowned crossing the Colorado River, bit by a rattlesnake, fell off a cliff while trying to reach a ruin, killed by an Indian who thought he was a witch, shot by a rancher, etc. There are others that believe he didn’t die at all, and that the Navajo or the Hopi are hiding him out. In this compelling narrative, Robert Louis DeMayo explores what might have happened.
Pledge to the Wind, the Legend of Everett Ruess is a novel that has astounded me; thanks to the unique premise of a mystery I did not know about and the incredible literature! The wonderful author of the novel, Robert Louis DeMayo, is a true literary talent because he managed to captivate and enthrall from the very beginning and inform me of a unique tale and weave a great and entertaining story around it.
Pledge to the Wind, the Legend of Everett Ruess is a sensational, fascinating and incredible novel laced with historical themes that will take its readers on a journey that will intrigue as well as thrill you. The reader in Pledge to the Wind will learn of Everett Ruess, a real-life man who some eighty years ago disappeared in the Utah wilderness, never to be found, despite a large manhunt. Many theories have come out over the years of what could have happened to Everett, from being bit by a rattlesnake to falling off a cliff, and even theories that he never died in the wilderness! These are just a few of the many theories that surround the mystery of what happened to Everett Ruess. In Pledge to the Wind, the reader will be told a story by Robert Louis DeMayo and weaves an entertaining but shocking story around Everett Ruess and what could have happened to him, and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible Pledge to the Wind!
The story of Pledge to the Wind is a sensational one because it encompasses everything good about literature. It has an outlandish, brave plot, enthralling moments and an incredibly well thought out story that will keep the reader wanting to read for hours on end. As well as this, the author does an incredible job of piecing together action with poignancy and seamlessly integrates themes into one book of intrigue.
Robert Louis DeMayo is a phenomenal writer because he is dedicated to his work as well as passionate. DeMayo’s passion for the written word shines off the page and into the reader’s mind; his sometimes lengthy, beautiful descriptions will send the readers mind into visual overdrive, the reader will be able to perfectly imagine every detail the reader comes across and that in my opinion, is the sign of a talented author.
To conclude my thoughts on the brilliant piece of literature that is Pledge to the Wind; I would say if you are looking for a historical read that is unlike anything you have read… a read that will keep you entertained for hours on end as well as enthrall you then this exciting book is for you Pledge to the Wind, of course, gets five stars from me so be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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