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Autore: John Muir
Editore: New York : Library of America, ©1997.
Serie: Library of America, 92.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In a lifetime of exploration, writing, and passionate political activism, John Muir made himself America's most eloquent spokesman for the mystery and majesty of the wilderness. A crucial figure in the creation of our national parks system and a visionary prophet of environmental awareness, he was also a master of natural description who evoked with unique power and intimacy the untrammeled landscapes of the  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: John Muir; John Muir
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: John Muir
ISBN: 1883011248 9781883011246
Numero OCLC: 228666449
Note: Includes index.
"William Cronon selected the contents and wrote the notes for this volume"--5th prelim page.
Descrizione: 888 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contenuti: The story of my boyhood and youth --
My first summer in the Sierra --
The mountains of California --
Stickeen --
Selected essays.
Titolo della serie: Library of America, 92.
Altri titoli: Works.
Responsabilità: John Muir.

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In a lifetime of exploration, writing, and passionate political activism, John Muir made himself America's most eloquent spokesman for the mystery and majesty of the wilderness. A crucial figure in the creation of our national parks system and a visionary prophet of environmental awareness, he was also a master of natural description who evoked with unique power and intimacy the untrammeled landscapes of the American West. This book collects his most significant and best-loved works in a single volume.

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