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The Wilderness Journeys: Story of My Boyhood and Youth - A Thousand Mile Walk - My First Summer in the Sierra - Travels in Alaska - Stickeen

Biography / Memoir

Series: Canongate Classics Series Volume: 67

By: John Muir

627 pages, no illustrations


Paperback | Feb 1998 | #53546 | ISBN: 0862415861
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Collects all of Muir's autobiographical writings in one volume. A well-priced collection in a portable format.

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John Muir (1838-1914) was born and raised in Dunbar, East Lothian. When his family emigrated to Wisconsin in 1849, young John was bought up to hard labour on his father's homestead. A natural inventor, he first discovered the joys of walking, and writing, after an industrial accident nearly blinded him. His journals, articles and lectures helped to develop international awareness of the need to preserve and protect the environment, and led to the foundation of the General Grant, Sequoia and Yosemite national parks in the US, as well as important conservation areas in his native East Lothian. John Muir has been honoured ever since as the father of the modern environment movement.

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