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John Muir's last journey : south to the Amazon and east to Africa : unpublished journals and selected correspondence

Author: John Muir; Michael P Branch
Publisher: Washington : Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2001.
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Muir, John, 1838-1914.
John Muir's last journey.
Washington : Island Press/Shearwater Books, 2001
(OCoLC)657100712
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir; John (Geologe) Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir; Michael P Branch
ISBN: 1559636408 9781559636407 1559636416 9781559636414
OCLC Number: 46642135
Description: lii, 337 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Robert Michael Pyle --
Preparing for the Last Journey: California, New York, and Boston (26 January 1911 --
12 August 1911) --
Southbound and up the Great Amazon (12 August 1911 --
25 September 1911) --
Coastal Brazil and up the Iguacu River into the Araucaria braziliensis Forests (26 September 1911 --
8 November 1911) --
Southern Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, and into the Araucaria imbricata Forests of the Andes (9 November 1911 --
10 December 1911) --
At Sea, South Africa, the Zambezi River, and to the Baobab Trees (11 December 1911 --
6 February 1912) --
East Africa, Lake Victoria, the Headwaters of the Nile, and Homeward Bound (7 February 1912 --
27 March 1912) --
Home to America, California, and Writing: The Fate of John Muir and His South America and Africa Journals (28 March 1912 --
29 December 1912) --
John Muir's Reading and Botanical Notes --
South America and Africa Books Owned by Muir.
Responsibility: edited by Michael P. Branch ; forword by Robert Michael Pyle.
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