Books: Ona-Land

UTTERMOST PART OF THE EARTH (558 pp.") —E. Lucas Bridges—Dutton ($10).

"When I was very young," writes Author Bridges, "stories of little boys being adopted by wolves fascinated me . . . I yearned to live in the woods, far from whatever civilization existed in Ushuaia."

The "civilization" that young Lucas Bridges resented was a tiny scattering of houses and shanties at the tip of South America, in desolate Tierra del Fuego. Ushuaia's closest contact with the outside world lay 400 miles away in the Falkland Islands, where Author Bridges' father had begun his career...

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