Download e-book for kindle: An Autobiography of John Muir by Stephen Brennan

By Stephen Brennan

Biographer Steven J. Holmes as soon as wrote that John Muir was once "one of the shopper saints of twentieth-century American environmental activity." In his lifetime, the engineer, writer, biologist, and activist labored along strong males resembling President Theodore Roosevelt, railroad government E. H. Harriman, and conservationist Gifford Pinchot. Muir used to be liable for the production of the Sierra membership and he performed an immense function in keeping the Yosemite Valley and Sequoia nationwide Park.

During his lifetime, Muir released six diversified volumes of nature and private writing. After his loss of life in 1914, 4 extra volumes have been stumbled on and published. In An Autobiography of John Muir, editor Stephen Brennan brings to gentle the various accomplishments of Muir's lifestyles in the course of the naturalist's personal nonfiction works, together with The tale of My Boyhood and Youth and My First summer time within the Sierra.

Through the essays featured during this publication, readers will research of Muir's formative years, which used to be cut up among Scotland and a farm in Wisconsin. they are going to trip the area with him, from the excessive Mountains to the Mono path, the Bloody Canyon, Yosemite, and all over the place in between.

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