The Last American Man Author:Elizabeth Gilbert At the age of twenty two, Elizabeth Gilbert was doing everything she could do to avoid a nine-to-five job. She worked on ranches in Wyoming, rode horses pretending to be a cowgirl, and fell for the smooth-talking cowboys who were the last vestige of the American frontier that she longed for. And then she met Eustace Conway. — Eustace Conway is ... more »like no other man. At the age of 17, he ditched the comforts of suburbia to escape to the mountains where he lived alone in a teepee. Twenty years later he is still there. Everything he needs he builds, grows or kills. Over the years, he has stopped at nothing in pursuit of bigger, bolder challenges: he traveled the Mississippi in a handmade wooden canoe; he walked the two-thousand-mile Appalachian trail; he hiked across the German Alps in trainers.
Dazzled by his tales and adventure, Elizabeth Gilbert set off on her own adventure to discover the last American man.« less