The Story Of My Boyhood And Youth (Legacy Edition): The Formative Years Of John Muir And The Becoming Of The Wandering Naturalist (Hardcover)

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John Muir's Memoir of How He Became The Wandering Naturalist

This deluxe, unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of John Muir's 1913 The Story Of My Boyhood And Youth is Muir's memoir of his earliest years and the influences that led him to study natural history and botany and to eventually undertake his great hiking treks around the United States.

Learn about how the Great Wanderer came to be, and what compelled him to start walking on hikes that led him thousands of miles around America

In this volume, Muir discusses the important experiences that shaped him into an adult, including his early years in Scotland, early life on a Wisconsin farm and his early keen observations of the teeming life in the midwest prairies, him becoming a farmer, trying his hand at inventing useful devices for farming, and starting his coursework at the University of Wisconsin.

This book makes a perfect gift for backpacking, camping, and nature lore enthusiasts who want to know more about the legendary hiker and his history. This book represents the rich history of the American outdoors and camping tradition, and belongs on the bookshelf of every outdoors enthusiast

A part of the Doublebit John Muir Collection: Volume 3

This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of The Story Of My Boyhood And Youth is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Available in both paperback and hardcover, readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations and learn from its timeless knowledge for years to come.

About the Doublebit Press Library of Legacy Edition Reprints

Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency

As a part of the Doublebit John Muir Collection, this unabridged Legacy Edition volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781643890913
ISBN-10: 1643890913
Publisher: Doublebit Press
Publication Date: January 27th, 2020
Pages: 316
Language: English