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My First Summer in The Sierra (Illustrated Edition)
     

My First Summer in The Sierra (Illustrated Edition)

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by John Muir
 

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First published in 1911. Muir was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.

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First published in 1911. Muir was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.

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ISBN-13:
9781406868999
Publisher:
Echo Library
Publication date:
12/06/2010
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

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My First Summer in the Sierra 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is so beautifully written, you feel as if you are walking with John Muir. You can almost smell the pine, hear the birds and feel the wind on your face. His love of the nature GOD gave us is found throughout this fine book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
When nature calls, disconnect your phone and go find it. John Muir takes us back to a pastoral existence as he ascends from Merced into The Yosemite. His insight into plants, animals, and human impact on beautiful California has made me a Yosemite fanatic. He offers wise insight, comparing slow living and making the most of our time on earth, with the strange (from his perspective) activities of humans. The journal entry style of this book may put some off, but the seasons and weather are an important part of this story, and this journal, although spit-shined after going to print, would put anyone's to shame. Muir's passion is contagious and his insight fascinating.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
DO NOT GET THIS FREE EDITION!! THE ILLUSTRATIONS ARE IMPORTANT? Try Quality Publisher @ $.99 or the B&N @1.99.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
his knowledge of the plants and trees are amazing.
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For the love of nature
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Any one wanna chat