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The Wild Muir : Twenty-Two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures.

Author: Lee Stetson
Publisher: New York : Yosemite Conservancy, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is an entertaining collection of John Muir's most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent weathering a windstorm at the top of a tree to death-defying falls on Alaskan glaciers, the renowned outdoorsman's exploits are related in passages that are by turns exhilarating, unnerving, dizzying, and outrageous.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Stetson
ISBN: 9781930238442 1930238444
OCLC Number: 862103210
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Table of Contents; Introduction; THE ADVENTURES; Good Scootchers; Near Drowning; At the Bottom of the Well; Blind!; Fever!; The Brink of the Yosemite Fall; An Interview with a Bear; In the Midst of the Yosemite Fall; Climbing the Ice Cone; The Snow Avalanche Ride; Rattlesnakes; The Earthquake; The Ascent of Mount Ritter; A Geologist's Winter Walk; The Tree Ride; A Perilous Night on Mount Shasta; Mono Lake Windstorm; Thirst; The Rescue on Glenora Peak; Stickeen; A Sled Trip on the Muir Glacier; Nearly Crushed by an Iceberg; Milestones in the Life of John Muir.

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Here is an entertaining collection of John Muir's most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent weathering a windstorm at the top of a tree to death-defying falls on Alaskan glaciers, the renowned outdoorsman's exploits are related in passages that are by turns exhilarating, unnerving, dizzying, and outrageous.

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