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The Wilderness World of John Muir
by Edwin Way Teale and John Muir




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During John Muir s extraordinary life as a conservationist, he traveled most of the American wilderness alone and on foot with only a sackful of stale bread and tea. Major credit is ascribed to him for saving the Grand Canyon and Arizona s Petrified Forest. In 1903, while on a three day camping trip with the president, he convinced Theodore Roosevelt of the importance of a national conservation program. Collected here is the best of Muir s writing, selected from all of his major works originally published by Houghton Mifflin including selections from My First Summer in the Sierra and Travels in Alaska.

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Overview

During John Muir s extraordinary life as a conservationist, he traveled most of the American wilderness alone and on foot with only a sackful of stale bread and tea. Major credit is ascribed to him for saving the Grand Canyon and Arizona s Petrified Forest. In 1903, while on a three day camping trip with the president, he convinced Theodore Roosevelt of the importance of a national conservation program. Collected here is the best of Muir s writing, selected from all of his major works originally published by Houghton Mifflin including selections from My First Summer in the Sierra and Travels in Alaska.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780618127511
  • ISBN-10: 0618127518
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publish Date: August 2001
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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