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Published: 01 July 2011

544 Pages | 39 halftones, 5 maps


ISBN: 9780199782246

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A Passion for Nature

The Life of John Muir

Donald Worster

  • One of the Washington Post Book World 's best books of 2008.
  • Winner of multiple book awards—Ambassador Book Award in Biography and Autobiography of the English-Speaking Union of the United States, the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book of the Year, the Saltire Society Homecoming Award, the Byron Caldwell Smith Book Award
  • Written by acknowledged forefather of the field of environmental history.
  • First comprehensive study of John Muir's life in six decades, based on full private correspondence, field journals, and published writings.