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A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) John Muir

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

John Muir

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ISBN : 9781411450639
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280 pages
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The title of this posthumously published 1916 volume says it all. Editor William Frederic Bade uses Muirs journals to recount his 1867 walking tour from Indiana to the Gulf Coast just two years after the end of the Civil War. An extraordinaryMoreThe title of this posthumously published 1916 volume says it all. Editor William Frederic Bade uses Muirs journals to recount his 1867 walking tour from Indiana to the Gulf Coast just two years after the end of the Civil War. An extraordinary adventure for a twenty-nine-year old budding naturalist, it marked the beginning of Muirs lifelong commitment to wilderness preservation.