Alaska Days with John Muir (Literary Naturalist) (Paperback)
About the Author
Samuel Hall Young was a Presbyterian clergyman and missionary. He met John Muir in 1879 in southeastern Alaska, and described their ensuing friendship and travels in Alaska Days with John Muir. Foreword writer Richard F. Fleck is author of many books including Henry Thoreau and John Muir Among the Indians, editor of John Muir's Mountaineering Essays, A Colorado River Reader, which was selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities to be the reader for seven states project 2001-2. He contributed a biography of John Burroughs for the Encyclopedia of New York State. Fleck is also the author of numerous introductions to trade paperback editions including Henry David Thoreau's Maine Woods, John Muir's Our National Parks, and Samuel Hall Young's Alaska Days with John Muir.