John Muir's Last Journey
South to the Amazon and East to Africa - Unpublished Journals and Selected Correspondence annotated edition
John Muir's Last Journey by John Muir
Book DescriptionJohn Muir's Last Journey provides a rare glimpse of a Muir whose interests as a naturalist, traveller, and conservationist extended well beyond the mountains of California. This volume presents heretofore-unpublished journals and selected correspondence from the great environmental leader John Muir, describing the 40,000-mile journey he took at the age of 73 to study the rare flora and fauna of South America and Africa.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781559636407
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John Muir
John Muir, Hardback (August 2016)
Originally published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1915.
Mountains of California, Paperback / softback (April 2016)
His celebrated work in a new edition that takes people on his journeys through 19th and early 20th century Sierra Neveda country.with a new cover to tie-in with John Muir's Book of Animals
My First Summer in the Sierra, Paperback / softback (April 2016)
A new edition of the classic first work by Muir designed with a new cover to pair with our recent John Muir's Book of Animals anthology and The Mountains of California
John Muir's Book of Animals, Paperback / softback (October 2015)» View all books by John Muir
A very special original book with quotes from Muirs work about animal encounters and friendships, beautifully illustrated with art especially commisioned for this edition
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Author Biography - John Muir
Michael P. Branch is associate professor of literature and environment at the University of Nevada, Reno, co-founder of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, and co-editor of "The Height of Our Mountains" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998) and "Reading the Earth" (University of Idaho Press, 1998). John Muir (1838-1914) was one of America's most famous and influential naturalist and conservationist, and founder of the Sierra Club.
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