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The Mountains of California (Modern Library Classics)by John Muir
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Like the romantic poets and transcendentalists before him, John Muir approaches nature with a deep sense of wonder and of the sublime.
When Muir travelled west from Wisconsin to California he found the pristine mountain ranges that inspired his life's work. He spent ten years in the Sierra Nevadas, studying the terrain and meticulously recording his findings. With great care and contemplation, he relays his observations of the crags, creeks, trees, and valleys that make the famed mountain range so stunning and so memorable.
About the Author
Bill McKibben is the author of The End of Nature, The Age of Missing Information, and Long Distance: A Year of Living Strenuously, among other books. He lives in upstate New York.
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