Preeminent conservationist and nature writer John Muir's sublime account of his first, youthful trip to the Sierras, the preservation of which — along with all of America's wilderness — would become his life's work. This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the text of the original 1911 edition and includes photographs taken in 1869 and sketches made by the author.
Mike Davis is the author of City of Quartz, Magical Urbanism, and, most recently, Dead Cities, and co-author of Under the Perfect Sun: The San Diego Tourists Never See. A MacArthur Fellow, he lives in San Diego.
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