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By Stephen Brennan

ISBN-10: 1628737670

ISBN-13: 9781628737677

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

During his lifetime, Muir released six assorted volumes of nature and private writing. After his dying 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 existence throughout 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 booklet, readers will examine of Muir's youth, which used to be break up among Scotland and a farm in Wisconsin. they are going to commute the area with him, from the excessive Mountains to the Mono path, the Bloody Canyon, Yosemite, and in all places in between.

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