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Rider South Lecture and Q&A
Rider South Revisits Time Spent at Ghost Mountain with Father, Marshal South

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Eighty years ago, Marshal and Tanya South began a journey to reconnect with the earth and prove that life did not have to be constrained by society’s conventions and harried routines. In their 17-year sojourn on Ghost Mountain, three children were born – Rider, Rudyard, and Victoria. Their experiment in primitive living was chronicled by Marshal South in monthly articles written for Desert Magazine over a nine year period. His articles were the most popular feature of the magazine. Rider South, the oldest child, was 13 years old when Tanya and the children left Ghost Mountain in 1947.

Rider South will be making a rare appearance at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center on Saturday night, October 26, during the Borrego Days Desert Festival. He will talk about his father Marshal South as a writer and artist, recall his days growing up on Ghost Mountain, and answer pre-submitted questions from those attending. Rider will be in Borrego Springs to help promote the publication of two of Marshal’s western novels in a set which were previously published in London over 70 years ago.

As part of your paid registration you will receive the special edition of “Marshal South Rides Again: His Anza-Borrego Novels”, Rider’s wife Lucile South’s book “Dancing Thru Life on Toes of Gold”, and a program that features a limited edition reproduction of a Marshal South painting signed by Rider South.

Doors open at 7pm.

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Anza-Borrego, Imperial Valley, S. CA Deserts