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By Bonnie J. Gisel

Whether he's cheering for untamed mountain sheep or braving a high-country hurricane that might sweep away lesser mortals, John Muir—outdoorsman, scientist, author—is ceaselessly passionate, frequently droll, and regularly inspirational. This choice of his little-known items were culled from inner most letters, journal articles, and private journals from deep within the files. In Bonnie Gisel’s capable fingers, Muir takes the reader on exciting adventures and noteworthy discoveries. His first summit of part Dome, his nice epiphany concerning the “living glaciers of the Sierra,” and his jolly ode to the large sequoia are all offered right here with awe and affection. a virtually penniless younger Muir sleeps lower than the celebrities in a Florida graveyard. Muir the daddy prods his spouse within the again with a stick, “helping” her up Yosemite’s 4 Mile path. And an older but nonetheless adventurous Muir summits Mount Rainier and survives the perilously icy descent. sure to satisfaction enthusiasts of The Wild Muir, those audacious exploits show John Muir’s boundless interest and love of all issues wild.

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By Bonnie J. Gisel

Whether he's cheering for untamed mountain sheep or braving a high-country hurricane that might sweep away lesser mortals, John Muir—outdoorsman, scientist, author—is ceaselessly passionate, frequently droll, and regularly inspirational. This choice of his little-known items were culled from inner most letters, journal articles, and private journals from deep within the files. In Bonnie Gisel’s capable fingers, Muir takes the reader on exciting adventures and noteworthy discoveries. His first summit of part Dome, his nice epiphany concerning the “living glaciers of the Sierra,” and his jolly ode to the large sequoia are all offered right here with awe and affection. a virtually penniless younger Muir sleeps lower than the celebrities in a Florida graveyard. Muir the daddy prods his spouse within the again with a stick, “helping” her up Yosemite’s 4 Mile path. And an older but nonetheless adventurous Muir summits Mount Rainier and survives the perilously icy descent. sure to satisfaction enthusiasts of The Wild Muir, those audacious exploits show John Muir’s boundless interest and love of all issues wild.

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