Description - John Muir's Last Journey by John Muir
John 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 This volume presents heretofore-unpublished journals and selected correspondence from the great environmental leader John Muir, describing the 40,000-mile journey he took at the age of 73 to study the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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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.