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John Muir : apostle of nature

Author: Thurman Wilkins
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1995]
Series: Oklahoma western biographies, v. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documenting his efforts on behalf of conservation and preservation, this biography of naturalist John Muir reveals why he remains a major figure in American environmental history nearly a century after his death.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir; John (Geologe) Muir
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thurman Wilkins
ISBN: 0806127120 9780806127125
OCLC Number: 32167309
Description: xxvii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Dunbar days --
Fountain Lake and Hickory Hill --
Madison years --
Canada and Indianapolis --
The thousand-mile walk --
First summer in the Sierra --
Incomparable valley --
The sage of Concord --
Mountaineer-glaciologist of the Sierra --
"Studes in the Sierra" --
King Sequoia --
New directions --
First trip to Alaska --
Stickeen --
The cruise of the Corwin --
Fruit grower --
Yosemite National Park --
The Sierra Club --
The National Forestry Commission --
The Harriman-Alaska expedition --
Roosevelt, round the world, and recession --
The contest for Hetch Hetchy --
Home-going --
Lore of a literary naturalist.
Series Title: Oklahoma western biographies, v. 8.
Responsibility: by Thurman Wilkins.

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Documenting his efforts on behalf of conservation and preservation, this biography of naturalist John Muir reveals why he remains a major figure in American environmental history nearly a century after his death.

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