PORTLAND, Maine (PRESS HERALD) -- Donn Fendler, who was lost for nine days on Mount Katahdin in 1939 and told the tale of his journey in the classic book “Lost On a Mountain in Maine,” has died.

Fendler, who spent summers at his camp on Sebasticook Lake in Newport, died Monday, according to an announcement posted on Facebook by his family. He was 90.

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