The Story of My Boyhood and Youth (eBook)
Introduced by Frank Tindall.Unknown in his native Scotland, John Muir is renowned in America as the father of conservation. A friend of presidents and founder of National Parks, Muir was inspired by a love and a vision of nature as remarkable today as it was last century.Born in mid-19th-century Scotland, Muir was eleven when his fanatically religious father took the family to build a new life in America’s vast wilderness. He recalls his childhood and youth with startling clarity, depicting a wild boy whose quiet individuality and determination are already emerging. The pioneering years in Wisconsin powerfully anticipate the extraordinary career which was to follow. They reveal a free spirit who perceived bonds between man and nature that were subtle and far reaching for both.
* All information about the books on this website is intended solely for information purposes. They are neither complete nor do they represent a recommendation or solicitation of the respective books . A legal claim on buying the books at the displayed price does not exist. The purchase of an eBook is possible only in designated shops. The sitter Inflation in percent is calculated from the last price change of a respective books.