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New PDF release: An Autobiography of John Muir

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 robust males akin to President Theodore Roosevelt, railroad govt E. H. Harriman, and conservationist Gifford Pinchot. Muir used to be liable for the production of the Sierra membership and he performed an incredible function in retaining the Yosemite Valley and Sequoia nationwide Park.

During his lifetime, Muir released six various 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 mild the various accomplishments of Muir's existence 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 examine of Muir's formative years, which used to be cut up among Scotland and a farm in Wisconsin. they're going to commute 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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