This memoir of John Muir’s early years details his boyhood in Scotland, his awakening love of nature, his family’s immigration to America, the hardships of a nineteenth-century farm life that put him to the plough at the age of twelve, when my head reached but a little above the handles,” and his final break to begin a life of wilderness adventure
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The Story of My boyhood and Youth is a series of essays on the three worlds of the young John Muir: his first eleven years in an old town in Scotland, the years 1849-1860 in the central Wisconsin wilderness, during the time the area was being settled, and four years at the University of Wisconsin.About the Author:
John Muir (1838-1914), founder of the Sierra Club, is the individual most responsible for the creation of Yosemite National Park. David Quammen is a prominent writer of fiction and nonfiction. Among his books is The Song of the Dodo (1996), winner of the John Burroughs Medal for nature writing.
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Descripción Sierra Club Books, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0871567490
Descripción Sierra Club Books, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110871567490
Descripción Sierra Club Books. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0871567490 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.1403817