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The wilderness world of John Muir.

John Muir

The wilderness world of John Muir.

by John Muir

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWith an introduction and interpretive comments by Edwin Way Teale; illustrated by Henry B. Kane.
ContributionsTeale, Edwin Way, 1899-
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 332 p.
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14117467M

  In The Wildernesss World of John Muir Edwin Way Teale has selected the best of Muir's writing from all of his major works--including My First Summer in the Sierra and Travels in Alaska--to provide a singular collection that provides to be magnificent, thrilling, exciting, breathtaking, and awe-inspiring (Kirkus Reviews)/5().   Here collected are some of Muir's finest wilderness essays, ranging in subject matter from Alaska to Yellowstone, from Oregon to the High Sierra. This book is part of a series that celebrates the tradition of literary naturalists--writers who embrace the natural world as the setting for some of our most euphoric and serious experiences/5(5).

  Next summer I'm planning to thru-hike the mile John Muir Trail. I'm sure this book had something to do with my decision for this being the "big one" next summer. I wish I had the time to wander through this magnificent wilderness like Muir did a century ago, but I can only afford two weeks so I will average 20 miles per day, taking a couple. Product Information. John Muir's extraordinary vision of America comes to life in these fascinating selections from his personal journals. As a conservationist, John Muir traveled through most of the American wilderness alone and on foot, without a gun or a sleeping bag.

Wilderness Connect ; University of Montana; 32 Campus Drive; Missoula, Montana ; Phone: () [email protected]; Wilderness Connect Policies. In The Wildernesss World of John Muir Edwin Way Teale has selected the best of Muir's writing from all of his major works—including My First Summer in the Sierra and Travels in Alaska—to provide a singular collection that provides to be "magnificent, thrilling, exciting, breathtaking, and awe-inspiring" (Kirkus Reviews).


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