Wilderness Essays

Wilderness Essays

by John Muir

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2018 Reprint of Ten Essays originally written by Muir and published in various periodicals and newspapers. This selection reprints ten classic essays by Nature writer and activist John Muir. Part of John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. Essays included are:

The Discovery of Glacier Bay -- The Alaska Trip -- Twenty Hill Hollow -- Snow -- A Near View of the High Sierra -- Among the Animals of the Yosemite -- The Yellowstone National Park -- A Great Storm In Utah -- Wild Wool -- The Forests of Oregon

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684222391
Publisher: Martino Fine Books
Publication date: 07/25/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 270
Sales rank: 53,102
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.61(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

John Muir was an early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States and founder of The Sierra Club.

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Who was this man John Muirwhose words, written scores of years before, still had the power to move readers to try and appreciate the wonders of the world as he saw them?

Table of Contents

The Discovery of Glacier Bay 1

The Alaska Trip 35

Twenty Hill Hollow 70

Snow 89

A Near View of the High Sierra 103

Among the Animals of Yosemite 134

The Yellowstone National Park 178

A Great Storm in Utah 220

Wild Wool 227

The Forests of Oregon 243

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