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The wilderness world of John Muir

Author: John Muir; Edwin Way Teale; Henry B Kane
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Mariner Books ed., 2001View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir; Edwin Way Teale; Henry B Kane
ISBN: 0618127518 9780618127511
OCLC Number: 48041005
Notes: Selections from Muir's writings.
Originally published 1954.
Includes index.
Description: xx, 332 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: I. Memories of Youth --
Boyhood in Scotland 3 --
New World 27 --
A Paradise of Birds 35 --
Well 48 --
Knowledge and Inventions 51 --
World and the University 60 --
II. University of the Wilderness --
Start of the 1000-Mile Walk 75 --
People by the Way 77 --
A Tennessee Memory 86 --
Camping Among the Tombs 87 --
Cuban Shore 95 --
New York 96 --
III. Range of Light --
First Glimpse of the Sierra 99 --
Bee Pastures 102 --
Start for the High Sierra 106 --
Billy the Shepherd 110 --
Amorous Dog 111 --
Mossy Boulder 113 --
Leaf Shadows 115 --
Indian 116 --
Bread Famine 119 --
On the Brink of Yosemite Falls 124 --
Bear, the Fly and the Grasshopper 129 --
Professor Butler 134 --
IV. Valley --
Grandeur of Yosemite Falls 143 --
Illilouette Falls 145 --
Water Ouzel 147 --
Emerson at Yosemite 162 --
Earthquake 166 --
Snow-Banners 170 --
Tracks in the Sand 175 --
V. Forests of the West --
Wind-Storm in the Forest 181 --
Dwarf Pine 191 --
Song of the Silver Pine 193 --
Douglas Squirrel 195 --
Sequoia 207 --
Nevada Nut Pines 226 --
Any Fool Can Destroy a Tree 231 --
VI. Glacier Pioneer --
Discovery of the Sierra Glaciers 235 --
Shadow Lake 241 --
A Fall in the Mountains 244 --
Mount Ritter 246 --
A Perilous Night on Mount Shasta 251 --
Discovery of Glacier Bay 266 --
Glaciers by Starlight 272 --
Fire in the Rain 274 --
Stickeen 277 --
Villages of the Dead 297 --
Slaughter of the Walruses 301 --
Alaskan Auroras 303 --
VII. Philosophy of John Muir 311.
Responsibility: with an introduction and interpretive comments by Edwin Way Teale ; illustrated by Henry B. Kane.
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