An Autobiography of John Muir by Stephen Brennan

By Stephen Brennan

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 used to be liable for the production of the Sierra membership and he performed an incredible position in conserving the Yosemite Valley and Sequoia nationwide Park.

During his lifetime, Muir released six varied volumes of nature and private writing. After his dying in 1914, 4 extra volumes have been chanced on and published. In An Autobiography of John Muir, editor Stephen Brennan brings to mild 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 season within the Sierra.

Through the essays featured during this ebook, readers will research of Muir's youth, which was once cut up among Scotland and a farm in Wisconsin. they are going to trip the realm with him, from the excessive Mountains to the Mono path, the Bloody Canyon, Yosemite, and far and wide in between.

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