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Son of the wilderness : [the life of John Muir]

Author: Linnie Marsh Wolfe; James Armstrong; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2012], 1996.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : MP3 : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Following Muir from his ancestral home in Scotland, through his early years in the harsh Wisconsin wilderness, to his history-making pilgrimage to California, Linnie Marsh Wolfe creates a full and rounded portrait of her subject--not only as America's firebrand conservationist and founder of the national park system, but as a committed husband, father, and friend. Muir was a multifaceted character, shaped as much by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Linnie Marsh Wolfe; James Armstrong; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781470820893 1470820897
OCLC Number: 793946575
Notes: Subtitle from container.
"Digitally remastered in 2012"--Container.
Enhanced compact disc, MP3 format. Will not play on standard CD player.
"Tracks Every 10 Minutes and by Chapter."
Performer(s): Read by James Armstrong.
Description: 1 sound disc (ca. 14 hr.) : digital, MP3 ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software.
Responsibility: by Linnie Marsh Wolfe.

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Following Muir from his ancestral home in Scotland, through his early years in the harsh Wisconsin wilderness, to his history-making pilgrimage to California, Linnie Marsh Wolfe creates a full and rounded portrait of her subject--not only as America's firebrand conservationist and founder of the national park system, but as a committed husband, father, and friend. Muir was a multifaceted character, shaped as much by his stern and liberty-loving Scottish heritage as by his love of all things wild and free. His battles against the encroachment of civilization were actually born of his love for civilization, for he was one of the few to realize that the destruction of the wilderness would diminish man himself.

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