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My First Summer in the Sierra

by John Muir Author and Terry Gifford Author

The legendary personal account of John Muir’s travels with a group of shepherds through the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. In this passionate and prescient diary from one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated nature advocates, Muir studies the plants, animals, and geology of the landscape that would shape his advocacy forever. First published in 1911, My First Summer in the Sierra remains a landmark text and an abiding inspiration for generations of wilderness lovers.