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Nature's beloved son : rediscovering John Muir's botanical legacy

Author: Bonnie Johanna Gisel; Stephen J Joseph
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Heyday Books, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, photographer Stephen J. Joseph presents images of plants collected directly by John Muir, while scholar Bonnie J. Gisel lays before us the life and words of a man at once familiar and surprising, a towering figure forever smitten with 'nature's irresistible, divine beauty.'" --Book Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Johanna Gisel; Stephen J Joseph
ISBN: 9781597141062 1597141062 9781597141260 1597141267
OCLC Number: 226308123
Description: xxx, 247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: From Scotland to Wisconsin : in the fullness of nature's glad wildness --
Canada and Indianapolis : to botanize in glorious freedom --
Kentucky to the Gulf of Mexico : scarce a familiar face among the flowers --
California : the High Sierra and Yosemite --
Alaska : nature's own reserve --
Epilogue : the view from Muir's plants.
Responsibility: Bonnie J. Gisel ; with images by Stephen J. Joseph ; foreword by David Rains Wallace.
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"In this book, photographer Stephen J. Joseph presents images of plants collected directly by John Muir, while scholar Bonnie J. Gisel lays before us the life and words of a man at once familiar and surprising, a towering figure forever smitten with 'nature's irresistible, divine beauty.'" --Book Jacket.

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