The Resource A passion for nature : the life of John Muir, Donald Worster

A passion for nature : the life of John Muir, Donald Worster

Label
A passion for nature : the life of John Muir
Title
A passion for nature
Title remainder
the life of John Muir
Statement of responsibility
Donald Worster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A definitive biography traces the life of John Muir from his boyhood in Scotland up to his death on the eve of World War I and offers important insights into the passionate nature of America's first great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club
Summary
A definitive biography traces the life of John Muir from his boyhood in Scotland up to his death on the eve of World War I and offers important insights into the passionate nature of America's first great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
286119
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Worster, Donald
Dewey number
  • 333.72092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH31.M9
LC item number
W68 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muir, John
  • Muir, John
  • Muir, John
  • Muir, John
  • Naturalists
  • Conservationists
  • Conservationists
  • Naturalists
  • United States
  • Naturvård
Target audience
adult
Label
A passion for nature : the life of John Muir, Donald Worster
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 494-508) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Muir's trail -- The Scottish lowlands -- "That glorious Wisconsin wilderness" -- Climbing the ice mountain -- Border crossings -- The long walk -- Paradise found -- The higher peaks -- Coming in from the cold -- The shores of Alaska -- Husbandry -- A call to lead -- The company of green men -- Earthquakes -- The troubled nature of wealth -- "Slight progress heavenward."
Control code
ocn191090285
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
535 pages
Isbn
9780199782246
Lccn
2008001441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99931830727
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)191090285
Label
A passion for nature : the life of John Muir, Donald Worster
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 494-508) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Muir's trail -- The Scottish lowlands -- "That glorious Wisconsin wilderness" -- Climbing the ice mountain -- Border crossings -- The long walk -- Paradise found -- The higher peaks -- Coming in from the cold -- The shores of Alaska -- Husbandry -- A call to lead -- The company of green men -- Earthquakes -- The troubled nature of wealth -- "Slight progress heavenward."
Control code
ocn191090285
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
535 pages
Isbn
9780199782246
Lccn
2008001441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99931830727
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)191090285

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