9 works of John Muir
Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States (1838-1914)
The Story of My Boyhood and Youth
When I was a boy in Scotland I was fond of everything that was wild, and all my life I've been growing fonder and fonder of wild places and wild creatures. Fortunately around my native town of Dunbar, by the stormy North Sea, there was no lack of wildness, though most of the land lay in smooth cultivation.
This ebook presents a collection of 9 works of John Muir. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected.
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Cruise of the Revenue My First Summer in the Sierra Steep Trails Stickeen The Grand Cañon of the Colorado The Mountains of California The Story of My Boyhood and Youth The Yosemite Travels in Alaska
My First Summer in the Sierra
John Muir (1838 – 1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature are read by…
Who Would Know?
This collection of short stories is based on the theme 'Who Would Know?' Who could we ask if we need information or how many of us act on the premise that no one would know if we did something underhanded? Some of the…
Steep Trails John Muir, naturalist, author and advocate (1838-1913)This ebook presents «Steep Trails», from John Muir. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.Table of Contents -01- About…
The Mountains of California
The Mountains of California John Muir, naturalist, author and advocate (1838-1913)This ebook presents «The Mountains of California», from John Muir. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected.Table…
MY FIRST SUMMER IN THE SIERRA
My First Summer in the Sierra by John MuirContentsThrough the Foothills with a Flock of Sheep In Camp on the North Fork of the Merced A Bread Famine To the High Mountains The Yosemite Mount Hoffman and Lake…
The Grand Cañon of the Colorado
The Grand Cañon of the Colorado John Muir, naturalist, author and advocate (1838-1913)This ebook presents «The Grand Cañon of the Colorado», from John Muir. A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the…
A Sunday Market Seller
A story from the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. The Sunday country market stalls are livened up by the gate crashing of an out-of-towner. The aged old lady, a Polish migrant and surviving veteran of WW2, wants to…
An Artist's Freedom
The sample story, "An Artist's Freedom", is merely to give an appetizer from the collection of 13 stories in "Short Shorts & Longer Tales." The sample story tells of an aboriginal deaf mute who loses a canvas on which he has painted his life.…
Denim Shorts & Foxy Tales
The third collection of short stories by John Muir. These eight short stories, including a novella, again encompasses a wide variety of genres. Some stories take a poke at the excessive seriousness many people take to their view of life, expecting…
A Soap Slippery Bath Imp
Not all mysteries and puzzles have been solved in the 20th and 21st century. Some important ones like "Why does the plug pop out when I'm having a bath?" This used to be a big problem. People had known why for hundreds of years, but they just…
The American Forests
John Muir (21 April 183824 December 1914) was an American naturalist, author, and early preservationist whose letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by…
John Muir (1838-1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. John Muir was the first modern preservationist and founder of the Sierra Club. He helped save the Yosemite…
Life and Letters in the Ancient Greek World
From the first ‘deadly signs’ scratched on a wooden tablet instructing the recipient to kill the one who delivered it, to the letters of St Paul to the early Church, this book examines the range of letter writing in the Ancient Greek world.…
Travels in Alaska
The events recorded in this volume end in the middle of the trip of 1890. Muir’s notes on the remainder of the journey have not been found, and it is idle to speculate how he would have concluded the volume if he had lived to complete it. But no one…
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