Rick Bass lives in northwest Montana's Yaak Valley. He is the author of many books of fiction and nonfiction, including "Where the Sea Used to Be" (1998), The Hermit's Story: Stories (2002), The Roadless Yaak: Reflections and Observations About One of Our Last Great Wilderness Areas (2002), and The Lives of Rocks (2006).
- The Kootenai Five (Vol. 7 Pg. 62)