Destined to become a classic of adventure literature, The Last Season examines the extraordinary life of legendary backcountry ranger Randy Morgenson and his mysterious disappearance in California's unforgiving Sierra Nevada—mountains as perilous as they are beautiful. Eric Blehm's masterful work is a gripping detective story interwoven with the riveting biography of a complicated, original, and wholly fascinating man.
About the Author
Eric Blehm is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestsellers Fearless and The Only Thing Worth Dying For. His first book, The Last Season, was the winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and was named by Outside magazine as one of the "greatest adventure biographies ever written." He has dedicated his life to telling the stories of those who serve.
“A legendary tale of wilderness devotion.”
— Aron Ralston, author of Between a Rock and a Hard Place
“A first-rate detective story but an even better love story—an account of the love for wild places.”
— Bill McKibben, author The End of Nature
“A gripping account. . . . I couldn’t put it down.”
— Jordan Fisher Smith, author of Nature Noir
“A deeply layered, meticulously researched, greatly entertaining read.”
— San Francisco Chronicle