Anywhere that is wild: John Muir's first walk to Yosemite

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Yosemite Conservancy,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
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English
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John Muir wrote many wonderful books about his travels, but one story--about his long walk from San Francisco to Yosemite--is one book he did not author himself. In April 1868, a very young John Muir stepped off a boat in San Francisco and inquired about the quickest way out of town. "But where do you want to go?" was the response, to which Muir replied, "Anywhere that is wild." Using Muir's personal correspondence and published articles, Peter and Donna Thomas have reconstructed the real story of Muir's literal ramblings over California hills and through dales, with lofty Sierra Nevada peaks, Englishmen, and bears mixedin for good measure. The trip is illustrated by charming cut-paper illustrations that take their inspiration from Muir's love of nature. John Muir's story-telling is so compelling that even 150 years later, seeing the world through his eyes makes us want to head out into the wild.
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subject_facet Autobiographies, California -- Description and travel, Muir, John, -- 1838-1914 -- Travel -- California, Muir, John, -- 1838-1914 -- Travel -- California -- Yosemite Valley, Natural history -- California, Natural history -- California -- Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Description and travel
title_display Anywhere that is wild : John Muir's first walk to Yosemite
title_full Anywhere that is wild : John Muir's first walk to Yosemite / edited by Peter & Donna Thomas
title_short Anywhere that is wild :
title_sub John Muir's first walk to Yosemite
topic_facet Description and travel, Muir, John, Natural history, Travel