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After 75 Years, the Mystery of Young Nature Writer Everett Ruess Has Likely Been Solvednew

Everett was last seen by a sheepherder near Escalante, Utah, on Nov. 19, 1934. Four months later, his burros were found southeast of Escalante in Davis Gulch, and in a nearby cave, where the wanderer made his last camp, searchers found his footprints and discarded food cans. But Everett himself had vanished. He was 20.
Tucson Weekly  |  Leo W. Banks  |  08-12-2009  |  History

What Happened to Tabitha Tuders?new

Five years ago, the 13-year-old walked to the bus stop -- and her family hasn't heard from her since. As more time elapses without an arrest, the chances of cracking the case diminishes.
Nashville Scene  |  Sarah Kelley  |  04-25-2008  |  Crime & Justice

'Disappearances' Sets the Western Back Eastnew

What if this Western took place in New England, where culture and tradition were firmly rooted, where characters were aware of the consequences of their actions, but were forced to pursue a dark path partly driven by human desire and folly, partly driven by fate?
Charleston City Paper  |  John Stoehr  |  11-07-2007  |  Reviews

A Deep Sense of Place Inspired 'Disappearances'new

Some time ago, filmmaker Jay Craven decided to make a Western, the kind of story that typically features characters whose epic struggle unfolds in a land devoid of law, tradition, religion, and culture. Here's the catch: he wanted it to take place in New England.
Charleston City Paper  |  John Stoehr  |  10-31-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

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