Travels in Alaska (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Travels in Alaska (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by John Muir
     
 

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This 1915 masterpiece of nature writing was based on Muir's personal experiences on long expeditions into the Alaskan wilderness beginning in 1879.  For Muir, encounters with nature were sacred, and his prose combines the meticulous observation of a scientist with the spiritual insights of a holy man—one who worshipped at the altar of the natural world.
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This 1915 masterpiece of nature writing was based on Muir's personal experiences on long expeditions into the Alaskan wilderness beginning in 1879.  For Muir, encounters with nature were sacred, and his prose combines the meticulous observation of a scientist with the spiritual insights of a holy man—one who worshipped at the altar of the natural world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411448377
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
183,226
File size:
0 MB

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