My First Summer in the Sierra (Paperback)

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By John Muir, Kevin Dye (Editor)
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Recovering from a factory accident that nearly claimed his eyesight, a young John Muir ventured into the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. The flowers, wildlife, and rock formations he saw during the summer of 1869 changed how he would look at nature forever. Recollected at the end of his life from early journals and sketches, this ecstatic personal narrative gives insight into the forward-looking nature lover who would become known as father of the nation's parks system. To read this book is to become Muir's hiking partner, sharing in "a glorious botanical and geological excursion" that would blaze the trail for the modern-day environmental movement.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781943536535
ISBN-10: 1943536538
Publisher: Chemeketa Press
Publication Date: April 21st, 2019
Pages: 198
Language: English