Essential Muir: A Selection of John Muir’s Best Writings (Essential) (California Legacy Book)

By | February 10, 2018
Essential Muir: A Selection of John Muir's Best Writings (Essential) (California Legacy Book) Author Fred D. White
ISBN-10 1597140279
ISBN-13 9781597140270
Year 2006-04-01
Pages 208
Language English
Publisher Heyday
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An introduction to the great poetico trampo geologist botanist and ornithologist naturalist Preservationist Inventor Lobbyist John Muir was many things at once and he is California s best known icon so much so that his image was chosen to appear on the new state quarter But the best way to know the man who founded the Sierra Club and helped create Yosemite National Park is to read his own words Essential Muir is the second volume in the California Legacy Essentials Collection Taking the best of John Muir s writings on nature in which he waxes ecstatic even as he accurately describes the scientific attributes of a flower as well as his thoughts on religion and society this book presents a fresh look at one of California s greatest literary figures His love for nature was so powerful and his description of it so compelling it still inspires us a century later

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