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A passion for nature : the life of John Muir

Auteur: Donald Worster
Uitgever: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Biografie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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A definitive biography traces the life of John Muir from his boyhood in Scotland up to his death on the eve of World War I and offers important insights into the passionate nature of America's first great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club.
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Genre/Vorm: Biographies
Biography
Biographie
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Online version:
Worster, Donald, 1941-
Passion for nature.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)768077675
Genoemd persoon: John Muir; John Muir; John Muir; John Muir, Geologe.
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Donald Worster
ISBN: 9780195166828 0195166825
OCLC-nummer: 191090285
Onderscheidingen: Winner of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Awards: Non-Ficiton 2010
Winner of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Awards: Book of the Year 2010
Beschrijving: 535 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Inhoud: Prologue: Muir's trail --
The Scottish lowlands --
"That glorious Wisconsin wilderness" --
Climbing the ice mountain --
Border crossings --
The long walk --
Paradise found --
The higher peaks --
Coming in from the cold --
The shores of Alaska --
Husbandry --
A call to lead --
The company of green men --
Earthquakes --
The troubled nature of wealth --
"Slight progress heavenward."
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A definitive biography traces the life of John Muir from his boyhood in Scotland up to his death on the eve of World War I and offers important insights into the passionate nature of America's first great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club.

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This is an accessible, riveting read * David Dickson, Journal of the Law Society of Scotland * Comprehensive biography. * Jared Farmer, Science * Thorough and detailed. * Fordyce Maxwell, Scotland on Meer lezen...

 
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