Will Harlan Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island PDF

Will Harlan Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island PDF

Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island

Carol Ruckdeschel is the wildest woman in America She eats road kill, wrestles alligators, rides horses bareback, and lives in a ramshackle cabin that she built herself in an island wilderness She s had three husbands and many lovers, one of whom she shot and killed in self defense A combination of Henry David Thoreau and Jane Goodall, Carol is a self taught scientist w Carol Ruckdeschel is the wildest woman in America She eats road kill, wrestles alligators, rides horses bareback, and lives in a ramshackle cabin that she built herself in an island wilderness She s had three husbands and many lovers, one of whom she shot and killed in self defense A combination of Henry David Thoreau and Jane Goodall, Carol is a self taught scientist who has become a tireless defender of sea turtles on Cumberland Island, a national park off the coast of Georgia.Cumberland is the country s largest and most biologically diverse barrier island over forty square miles of pristine wilderness celebrated for its windswept dunes and feral horses Steel magnate Thomas Carnegie owned much of Cumberland, and his widow Lucy made it a Gilded Age playground But in recent years, Carnegie heirs and the National Park Service have clashed with Carol over the island s future What happens when a dirt poor naturalist with only a high school diploma tries to stop one of the wealthiest families in America Untamed is the story of an American original standing her ground and fighting for what she believes in, no matter the cost

Title : Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island
Author :  Will Harlan
Language : English
Isbn : 0802122582
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 320 pages

Rating: 4.3

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