James Campbell is a native of Wisconsin. He received his B.A. from Yale University and M.A. from the University of Colorado. He has written adventure travel, environmental, and military history pieces for Outside, National Geographic Adventure, Islands, Backpacker, Audubon, Coastal Living, Field and Stream, Sports Afield, Military History and many other magazines and newspapers. He is the author of several books, including The Final Frontiersman, which won one of two nonfiction prizes at the 2006 Midwest Booksellers Choice.
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