Rediscovering America: John Muir in his time and ours

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Sierra Club Books, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 417 pages
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A splendidly written and authoritative biography of one of America's greatest naturalists and the founder of the Sierra Club, illuminating Muir's colorful character and his unique environmental vision. First time in paperback. 16 black-and-white photographs.

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This latest in a spate of Muir biographies is in many ways a tour de force. It is splendidly and passionately written by Turner, who is at his best about a subject when he has visited the physical ... Read full review

Contents

The Lessons of a LongDistance Runner
15
Discovering the New World
28
Books of Life Drums of Death
83
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Turner was the Founder Professor of Arts & Humanities at the University of Dallas, TX

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