The Resource A passion for nature : the life of John Muir, Donald Worster

A passion for nature : the life of John Muir, Donald Worster

Label
A passion for nature : the life of John Muir
Title
A passion for nature
Title remainder
the life of John Muir
Statement of responsibility
Donald Worster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A definitive biography traces the life of John Muir from his boyhood in Scotland up to his death on the eve of World War I and offers important insights into the passionate nature of America's first great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Worster, Donald
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH31.M9
LC item number
W68 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muir, John
  • Muir, John
  • Muir, John
  • Whitman College
  • Naturalists
  • Conservationists
  • Conservationists
  • Naturalists
  • United States
Label
A passion for nature : the life of John Muir, Donald Worster
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Dedicated to Marcia Fishman
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 494-508) and index
Contents
Prologue: Muir's trail -- The Scottish lowlands -- "That glorious Wisconsin wilderness" -- Climbing the ice mountain -- Border crossings -- The long walk -- Paradise found -- The higher peaks -- Coming in from the cold -- The shores of Alaska -- Husbandry -- A call to lead -- The company of green men -- Earthquakes -- The troubled nature of wealth -- "Slight progress heavenward"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
535 p.
Isbn
9780195166828
Isbn Type
(hdbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008001441
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191090285
  • (OCoLC)ocn191090285
Label
A passion for nature : the life of John Muir, Donald Worster
Publication
Note
Dedicated to Marcia Fishman
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 494-508) and index
Contents
Prologue: Muir's trail -- The Scottish lowlands -- "That glorious Wisconsin wilderness" -- Climbing the ice mountain -- Border crossings -- The long walk -- Paradise found -- The higher peaks -- Coming in from the cold -- The shores of Alaska -- Husbandry -- A call to lead -- The company of green men -- Earthquakes -- The troubled nature of wealth -- "Slight progress heavenward"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
535 p.
Isbn
9780195166828
Isbn Type
(hdbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008001441
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191090285
  • (OCoLC)ocn191090285

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