Steep Trails: (edited by Dr L de B Anderson)

John Muir (Author)
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Description

The great John Muir was America's foremost preservationist of the 1800's. His many books allowed readers to live his travels vicariously, and resulted in the creation of many national parks. This book recounts his impressions of California, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon and the Grand Canyon. It has been edited with explanatory scientific and Biblical annotations for a modern audience.

Product Details

Price
$9.95
Publisher
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish Date
September 06, 2018
Pages
224
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.51 X 9.0 inches | 0.74 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781727108309

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About the Author

John Muir (1838-1914) was a naturalist, author, environmental activist, and one of the earliest advocates for the preservation and protection of wilderness lands in the United States. Thanks to Muir's relentless activism, some of California's most beloved national parks have been protected and maintained throughout the years, including Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park, and much of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Muir also founded the Sierra Club in 1892, an influential environmental organization still in existence today. A prolific writer, Muir used his talents of rhetorical persuasion to help enact other key legislation that was integral to the preservation of natural resources throughout our land.