The Yosemite

The Yosemite

Paperback - 2003
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In the spring of 1869, John Muir was looking for means of support to fund his explorations of California's Central Valley region. A ranch owner offered him a job herding sheep in the Sierra Nevada. As he explored the region, he jotted down his keen observations of the scenic countryside, and he eventually became a guide for some of Yosemite's most famous visitors, including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Muir documented these experiences in The Yosemite , first published in 1912. It is at once a vivid, accurate description of the land and a passionate homage to nature.

This Modern Library Paperback Classic is a facsimile of the 1912 edition and includes the original illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2003.
Edition: 2003 Modern Library pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780812967012
0812967011
Characteristics: xv, 284 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 21 cm.

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