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A passion for nature : the life of John Muir /

Donald Worster.

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Main Author: Worster, Donald
Published: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2008.
Topics: Naturalists - United States - Biography. | Conservationists - United States - Biography. | Muir, John, 1838-1914.
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245 12|aA passion for nature :|bthe life of John Muir /|cDonald Worster.
260 |aOxford ;|aNew York :|bOxford University Press,|c2008.
300 |a535 p. :|bill., maps ;|c25 cm.
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 494-508) and index.
505 0 |aPrologue: Muir's trail -- The Scottish lowlands -- "That glorious Wisconsin wilderness" -- Climbing the ice mountain -- Border crossings -- The long walk -- Paradise found -- The higher peaks -- Coming in from the cold -- The shores of Alaska -- Husbandry -- A call to lead -- The company of green men -- Earthquakes -- The troubled nature of wealth -- "Slight progress heavenward".
520 |aA definitive biography traces the life of John Muir from his boyhood in Scotland up to his death on the eve of World War I and offers important insights into the passionate nature of America's first great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club.
600 10|aMuir, John,|d1838-1914.
650 0|aNaturalists|zUnited States|vBiography.
650 0|aConservationists|zUnited States|vBiography.
856 41|3Table of contents|uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip088/2008001441.html

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