A Thousand-Mile Walk To The Gulf (Paperback)

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A Thousand-Mile Walk To The Gulf (Paperback)


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From one of America's greatest environmentalists, here is the adventure that started John Muir on a lifetime of discovery.

Taken from his earliest journals, this book records Muir's walk in 1867 from Indiana across Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to the Gulf Coast. In his distinct and wonderful style, Muir shows us the wilderness, as well as the towns and people, of the South immediately after the Civil War.

This book makes the perfect gift for an aspiring naturalist, hiking enthusiast, or lover of southeastern terrain.
John Muir (1838-1914) was one of the most influential conservationists and nature writers in American history. He was instrumental in the creation and passage of the National Parks Act, and founder of the Sierra Club, acting as its president until his death. Muir was a spirit so free that all he did to prepare for an expedition was to "throw some tea and bread into an old sack and jump the back fence." 

Product Details ISBN: 9780395901472
ISBN-10: 0395901472
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: August 26th, 1998
Pages: 272
Language: English