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The story of my boyhood and youth,

Author: John Muir
Publisher: Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1913.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Muir (1838-1914), whose writings about the natural world have shaped the conservation and environmental movements for more than a century, wrote this autobiographical account near the end of his life about his childhood in Dunbar, Scotland, his immigration to America (1849), his adolescence on a pioneer farmstead near Kingston, Wisconsin, and his student years at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muir, John, 1838-1914.
Story of my boyhood and youth.
Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1913
(OCoLC)614871886
Named Person: John Muir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir
OCLC Number: 550708
Description: v, [1] pages, 1 leaf, 293, [1] pages, 1 leaf frontispiece (portrait) plates 21 cm
Responsibility: by John Muir; with illustrations from sketches by the author.

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John Muir (1838-1914), whose writings about the natural world have shaped the conservation and environmental movements for more than a century, wrote this autobiographical account near the end of his life about his childhood in Dunbar, Scotland, his immigration to America (1849), his adolescence on a pioneer farmstead near Kingston, Wisconsin, and his student years at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The Story of My Boyhood and Youth reveals the evolution of Muir's scientific curiosity and the beginnings of his reverential attitude towards nature. Treating his encounters with wildlife as high adventure, he gives especially informed attention to bird life in both Scotland and Wisconsin.

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