The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

John Muir (Author)
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Description

Muir's natural curiosity shines throughout these recollections of prairie life, recapturing the intelligence, imagination, and stamina that blossomed despite harsh conditions. His mechanical ability helped him find a way into the wider world; when he exhibited his complicated wooden clocks and other remarkable inventions at the Wisconsin State Fair, he met individuals who served as his mentors and encouraged him to attend the university. Told in his own captivating voice, these memoirs offer fascinating insights into frontier life and the making of a great explorer and naturalist.

Product Details

Price
$5.99
Publisher
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish Date
August 14, 2018
Pages
72
Dimensions
7.0 X 0.15 X 10.0 inches | 0.31 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781724277640

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About the Author

Relatively unknown in his native Scotland, John Muir is renowned in the United States as the father of conservation. A friend of presidents and founder of National Parks, Muir was inspired by a love and a vision of nature as remarkable today as it was last century.