• John Muir: My Life with Nature

    A biography of the man known as father of America's national parks and an influential conservationist, told in the first person, using Muir's own words.

    • ASIN: 1584690097
    • Color: Other

  • A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir

    "I am hopelessly and forever a mountaineer," John Muir wrote. "Civilization and fever and all the morbidness that has been hooted at me has not dimmed my glacial eye, and I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature's loveliness. My own special self is nothing."In Donald Worster's magisterial biography, John Muir's "special self" is fully...

    • ASIN: 0199782245
    • Brand: imusti

  • Essential Muir: A Selection of John Muir's Best Writings (California Legacy Book)

    Preservationist. Inventor. Lobbyist. John Muir was many things at once, and he is California's best-known icon—so much so that his image was chosen to appear on the new state quarter. But the best way to know the man who founded the Sierra Club and helped create Yosemite National Park is to read his own words. Essential Muir is the second volume ...

    • ASIN: 1597140279
    • Brand: Muir, John/ White, Fred D. (EDT)

  • John Muir : Nature Writings: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth; My First Summer in the Sierra; The Mountains of California; Stickeen; Essays (Library of America)

    In a lifetime of exploration, writing, and passionate political activism, John Muir became America's most eloquent spokesman for the mystery and majesty of the wilderness. A crucial figure in the creation of our national parks system and a far-seeing prophet of environmental awareness who founded the Sierra Club in 1892, he was also a master of nat...

    • ASIN: 1883011248
    • Brand: Library of America

  • John Muir: The Eight Wilderness Discovery Books

    * Muir is perhaps the nation's greatest conservationist* His books reveal why he devoted his life to preserving the West's greatest natural treasuresThe name John Muir (1838-1914) has come to stand for the protection of wilderness both in the United States and abroad. This is a collection of his eight most influential works in a single volume. The ...

    • ASIN: 089886335X
    • Brand: Brand: The Mountaineers Books

  • John Muir in His Own Words: A Book of Quotations

    Earth has no sorrow that earth cannot heal. (John Muir)The best of John Muir: 332 quotations, the distillation of his thought, the essence of his beliefs. Muir was the foremost conservationist of his time: nature writer, social critic, realist, a romantic, a visionary. If asked for a succinct statement of his beliefs, Muir might have replied:In eve...

    • ASIN: 0944220029

  • Son of the Wilderness: The Life of John Muir

    All who have admired John Muir's ruggedly individualistic lifestyle, or who desire a greater appreciation of the history of environmental preservation in America, will be enthralled and enlightened by this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography. Following Muir from his ancestral home in Scotland, through his early years in the harsh Wisconsin wilderness,...

    • ASIN: 1470820889

  • Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog

    Relates the naturalist's experiences with the courageous, adventurous dog who helped him battle a storm on Alaska's Taylor Glacier

    • ASIN: 1883220785

  • The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World

    The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism.NATIONAL BEST SELLEROne of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the YearWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize...

    • ASIN: 0345806298
    • Brand: Wulf Andrea

  • Wilderness Essays

    Part of John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. His successes dot the landscape and are evident in all the natural features that bear his name: forests, lakes, trails, and glaciers. Here collected are some of Muir's finest wilderness ess...

    • ASIN: 1423607120
    • Brand: Gibbs Smith

  • The Story of My Boyhood and Youth: An Autobiography

    "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, With red-blooded playmates, wild as mysel...

    • ASIN: 1434409880

  • The Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks

    "A fascinating and little-known slice of history about the creation of our national parks. Newly independent readers interested in exploring nonfiction will enjoy this engaging combination of text and illustration." - Seira Wilson, Amazon EditorCaldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein captures the majestic redwoods of Yosemite in this little-known but ...

    • ASIN: 0803737106
    • Brand: Dial

  • John Muir: Nature's Visionary

    An incisive photobiography of environmentalist John Muir, a founder of the Sierra Club, describes his troubled youth, his fascination with the American wilderness, and his valuable contributions to the preservation of the natural wonders of North America. 25,000 first printing....

    • ASIN: 0792279549
    • Brand: Brand: National Geographic

  • The Wilderness World of John Muir

    John Muir's extraordinary vision of America comes to life in these fascinating selections from his personal journals. As a conservationist, John Muir traveled through most of the American wilderness alone and on foot, without a gun or a sleeping bag. In 1903, while on a three-day camping trip with President Theodore Roosevelt, he convinced the...

    • ASIN: 0618127518
    • Color: Black
    • Brand: Teale, Edwin Way/ Kane, Henry B. (ILT)
    • UPC: 046442127516

  • Journeys in the Wilderness: A John Muir Reader

    The name of John Muir has come to stand for the protection of wild land and wilderness in both America and Britain. Born in Dunbar in the east of Scotland in 1838, Muir is famed as the father of American conservation, and as the first person to promote the idea of National Parks. Combining acute observation with a sense of inner discovery, Muir's w...

    • ASIN: 1841586978
    • Brand: imusti

  • John Muir: The Eight Wilderness Discovery Books

    * Muir is perhaps the nation's greatest conservationist * His books reveal why he devoted his life to preserving the West's greatest natural treasures The name John Muir (1838-1914) has come to stand for the

    • UPC: 25657380

  • The Wild Muir : Twenty-Two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures

    Here is an entertaining collection of John Muir's most exciting adventures, representing some of his finest writing. From the famous avalanche ride off the rim of Yosemite Valley to his night spent weathering a windstorm

    • UPC: 23463191
    • Rating: 3.0

  • A Passion for Nature : The Life of John Muir

    In Worster's magisterial biography, John Muir's "special self" is fully explored as is his extraordinary ability, then and now, to get others to see the sacred beauty of the natural world. Based on Muir's full

    • UPC: 10163030
    • Rating: 3.5

  • Essential Muir : A Selection of John Muir's Best Writings

    Preservationist. Inventor. Lobbyist. John Muir was many things at once, and he is California's best-known icon--so much so that his image was chosen to appear on the new state quarter. But the best way to

    • UPC: 4662445
    • Rating: 4.0

  • John Muir : My Life with Nature

    A biography of the man known as "father of America's national parks" and an influential conservationist, told in the first person, using Muir's own

    • UPC: 25646630

  • John Muir: Candlewick Biographies : America's First Environmentalist

    From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in 1838, he was a writer, a scholar, an inventor,

    • UPC: 26887320
    • Rating: 4.455

  • Stickeen : John Muir and the Brave Little Dog

    Relates the naturalist's experiences with the courageous, adventurous dog who helped him battle a storm on Alaska's Taylor

    • UPC: 603716
    • Rating: 4.143

  • John Muir : America's Naturalist

    A beautifully illustrated story of the life of this famous conservationist for young readers and

    • UPC: 13044115
    • Rating: 4.333

  • John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall

    Tells the story of how John Muir approached a waterfall in Yosemite one night, and the harrowing experience he had with it when he came close to experience it more fully, in a book with

    • UPC: 42079918
    • Rating: 4.5

  • The Camping Trip that Changed America : Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks

    Introduces the story of how President Theodore Roosevelt, on a camping trip with naturalist John Muir in Yosemite National Park, decided to support the conservation of national

    • UPC: 16896742
    • Rating: 4.429

  • Biography of John Muir (2 of 2)

    Biography of John Muir (part 1 of 2)

    John Muir - Father of National Parks