The Ballad of Colton Harris-Moore
It would be well worth your time to read this fascinating article from the January 2010 issue of Outside Magazine: Bob Friel’s The Ballad of Colton Harris-Moore. Friel has been following the story of Harris-Moore for a long time now. The article is basically what got Friel the book deal for Taking Flight: The Hunt for a Young Outlaw (in the works), the film rights of which were recently acquired by David Gordon Green, Danny McBride & Jody Hill’s Rough House Pictures. Things on that end should speed up a bit now, as the ongoing saga reached a pretty solid conclusion this past Sunday when Harris-Moore was captured in the Bahamas after a high-speed boat chase.
It’s also been pretty interesting reading the updates on Colton on Friel’s blog, Outlaws & Outcasts.