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Best John Muir Books to Master Your Skills

Until you’ve consumed all of the best John Muir books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Essential Muir: A Selection of John Muir’s Best Writings (California Legacy Book) (2006)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your SkillsPreservationist. 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…
Author(s): John Muir, Fred D. White

2. Meditations of John Muir: Nature’s Temple (2001)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your SkillsEditor Chris Highland pairs 60 insightful Muir quotes with selections from other celebrated thinkers and spiritual texts. Take this pocket-size guide with you on backpacks, nature hikes, and camping trips….
Author(s): Chris Highland

3. My First Summer in the Sierra: with Illustrations (2013)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your SkillsIn My First Summer in the Sierra John Muir recounts his early travels in the Sierra while working as a shepherd. In the summer of 1869, Muir set out from California’s Central Valley with a flock of 2,050 sheep and made his way to the headwaters of the Merced and Tuolumne Rivers. As one of America’s great philosopher naturalists, Muir captures the spirit of the Sierra Nevada and brings the reader along as a witness to his great journey. He explores in great detail the mountains, meadows, waterfalls, flora, and fauna of the rich landscape that captured his heart. My First Summer in the Sierra is an…
Author(s): John Muir

4. A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir (2011)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your Skills“I am hopelessly and forever a mountaineer,” John Muir wrote. “Civilization and fever and all the morbidness that has been hooted at me has not dimmed my glacial eye, and I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature’s loveliness. My own special self is nothing.”In Donald Worster’s magisterial biography, John Muir’s “special self” is fully explored as is his extraordinary ability, then and now, to get others to see the sacred beauty of the natural world. A Passion for Nature is the most complete account of the great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club ever…
Author(s): Donald Worster

5. Wilderness Essays (2018)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your Skills2018 Reprint of Ten Essays originally written by Muir and published in various periodicals and newspapers.  This selection reprints ten classic essays by Nature writer and activist John Muir.  Part of John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. Essays included are:The Discovery of Glacier Bay — The Alaska Trip — Twenty Hill Hollow — Snow — A Near View of the High Sierra — Among the Animals of the Yosemite — The Yellowstone…
Author(s): John Muir

6. The Wild Muir: Twenty-Two of John Muir’s Greatest Adventures (2013)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your SkillsHere 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….
Author(s): Lee Stetson

7. John Muir : Nature Writings: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth; My First Summer in the Sierra; The Mountains of California; Stickeen; Essays (2018)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your Skills“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir Four of John Muir’s best pieces: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, My First Summer in the Sierra, The Mountains of California, Stickeen….
Author(s): John Muir

8. John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America’s Most Famous Trail (2014)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your SkillsElizabeth Wenk’s authoritative guide describes the 212-mile John Muir Trail, running from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mt. Whitney. John Muir Trail provides all the necessary planning information, including up-to-date details on wilderness and permit regulations, food resupplies, trailhead amenities, and travel from nearby cities. Useful essentials are updated GPS coordinates and maps for prominent campsites (along with an updated list of sites along the trail), trail junctions, bear boxes, and other points of interest. The trail descriptions also include natural and human history…
Author(s): Elizabeth Wenk

9. A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf (2018)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your SkillsJohn Muir, one of America’s great environmentalists, has inspired nature lovers for generations with his writings. A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf is the adventure that started it all.Walk with John from Indiana through Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. A story that is sure to inspire your own adventures and love for nature and the off beaten path….
Author(s): John Muir

10. The Yosemite (2017)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your Skills2017 Reprint of 1962 Edition.   This edition reprints the original text from 1912 along with notes and a new introduction by Frederic Gunsky first published in 1962.  New maps and photos from the 1962 edition are also reprinted.  This is a descriptive guide to the Yosemite, written by Muir.  He provides directions for walks and hikes, sketches of Yosemite as it was in 1912, including description of birds, flowers and trees.  He also describes canyons, falls the number peaks.  The book is the fruit of long experience and loving, earnest, relentless study.   In this book,“…Mr….
Author(s): John Muir, Frederic Gunsky

11. The Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada (California Academy of Sciences) (2007)

Best John Muir Books to Master Your SkillsIn this groundbreaking and meticulously field-tested guide, the rich variety of Sierra life—trees, wildflowers, ferns, fungi, lichens, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals, and insects—comes alive.Easy-to-use features include: Impressively detailed and comprehensive, the guide includes:…
Author(s): John Muir Laws

Kindheit und Jugend. John Muir wurde am 21. April 1838 als drittes von acht Kindern in Dunbar, Schottland geboren. Er besuchte die Schule in Dunbar, wo er auch Latein und Französisch lernte, und musste zusätzlich jeden Tag Bibelverse auswendig lernen. John Muir: The Eight Wilderness Discovery Books 01.11.1999. von John Muir Gebundene Ausgabe. 36,99 € Lieferung bis Freitag, Okt 11 Nur noch 7 auf Lager (mehr ist unterwegs). Alle Angebote EUR 33,54 (8 Gebrauchte & neue Angebote) John Muir: Nature Writings (LOA #92): The Story of My Boyhood and Youth / My First Summer in the Sierra / The Mountains of California / Stickeen / essays (Library of Books shelved as john-muir: The Camping Trip That Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks by Barb Rosenstock, The Mountain John Muir (/ m jʊər / MEWR; April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) also known as “John of the Mountains” and “Father of the National Parks”, was an influential Scottish-American: 42 naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America. John Muir (1838 – 1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions.

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Steep Trails: A Collection of Wilderness Essays and Tales

Author(s): John Muir, Gifford Terry
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2308843

Discovering the John Muir Trail: An Inspirational Guide to America’s Most Beautiful Hike

Author(s): Damon Corso
Publisher: Falcon, Year: 2018, Size: 16 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2336096

Across the Shaman’s River: John Muir, the Tlingit Stronghold, and the Opening of the North

Author(s): Daniel Lee Henry
Publisher: University of Alaska Press, Year: 2017, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2228321

Politics and Beauty in America: The Liberal Aesthetics of P.T. Barnum, John Muir, and Harley Earl

Author(s): Timothy J. Lukes
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1582358

The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law

Author(s): Anne Orford; Florian Hoffmann; Matthew Craven; Randall Lesaffer; Martti Koskenniemi; Martine Julia Van Ittersum; Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet; Umut Özsu; Teemu Ruskola; Antony Anghie; Mónica García-Salmones; Jochen von Bersnstorff; Robert Howse; Deborah Whitehall; Lauri Mälksoo; Geoff Gordon; Robert Knox; Oliver Jütersonke; Oliver Kessler; Peter Goodrich; Samantha Besson; Jörg Kammerhofer; Hengameh Saberi; Dan Danielsen; Daniel Joyce; Dianne Otto; Wouter Werner; Benedict Kingsbury; Megan Donaldson; Rodrigo Vallejo; Jean d’Aspremont; Gerry Simpson; Rose Parfitt; Gregor Noll; Jan Klabbers; Fleur Johns; Dino Kritsiotis; Ben Golder; Sarah Nouwen; Frédéric Mégret; Vasuki Nesiah; Stephen Humphreys; Yoriko Otomo; Kerry Rittich; Outi Korhonen; Toni Selkälä; Horatia Muir Watt; Chantal Thomas; Reut Paz; Thomas Skouteris; Jason Beckett; Anne Peters
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, Year: 2016, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2392406

The X-files FAQ : all that's left to know about global conspiracy, aliens, Lazarus species, and monsters of the week

Author(s): Muir, John Kenneth
Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, Year: 2015, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2091249

The Alaska Account of John Muir : Travels in Alaska, The Cruise of the Corwin, Stickeen & Alaska Days with John Muir (Illustrated): Adventure Memoirs and Wilderness Essays from the author of The Yosemite, Our National Parks, The Mountains of California, A Thousand-mile Walk to the Gu

Author(s): John Muir, S. Hall Young
Publisher: e-artnow, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2091250

iPad All-in-One For Dummies

Author(s): Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: For Dummies, John Wiley & Sons, Year: 2015, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2096335

AARP Protecting Yourself Online For Dummies

Author(s): Nancy C. Muir,Ryan C. Williams
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons;Wiley;For Dummies, Year: 2014, Size: 643 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1343277

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