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Son of the Wilderness: The Life of John Muir

Biography / Memoir

By: L Wolfe

University of Wisconsin Press

Paperback | Mar 2003 | Edition: 2 | #138479 | ISBN: 0299186342
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Originally published in 1945, this book is based in large part on Wolfe's personal interviews with people who knew and worked with Muir. The story follows Muir from his ancestral home in Scotland, through his early years in the harsh Wisconsin wilderness, to his history-making pilgrimage to California.

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Linnie Marsh Wolfe (1881-1945) worked as both a teacher and a public librarian in California. She also edited John of the Mountains: The Unpublished Journals of John Muir.

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