The Wilder Muir: The Curious Nature of John Muir by Bonnie J. Gisel

By Bonnie J. Gisel

Whether he's cheering for untamed mountain sheep or braving a high-country hurricane that might sweep away lesser mortals, John Muir—outdoorsman, scientist, author—is perpetually passionate, frequently droll, and regularly inspirational. This number of his little-known items were culled from deepest letters, journal articles, and private journals from deep within the files. In Bonnie Gisel’s capable arms, Muir takes the reader on exciting adventures and noteworthy discoveries. His first summit of part Dome, his nice epiphany in regards to the “living glaciers of the Sierra,” and his jolly ode to the enormous sequoia are all provided the following with awe and affection. a virtually penniless younger Muir sleeps less than the celebs in a Florida graveyard. Muir the daddy prods his spouse within the again with a stick, “helping” her up Yosemite’s 4 Mile path. And an older but nonetheless adventurous Muir summits Mount Rainier and survives the perilously icy descent. sure to pride lovers of The Wild Muir, those audacious exploits display John Muir’s boundless interest and love of all issues wild.

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The Wilder Muir: The Curious Nature of John Muir

No matter if he's cheering for untamed mountain sheep or braving a high-country hurricane that might sweep away lesser mortals, John Muir—outdoorsman, scientist, author—is eternally passionate, frequently droll, and consistently inspirational. This number of his little-known items were culled from deepest letters, journal articles, and private journals from deep within the documents.

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