The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

Paperback - 2006
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In this moving memoir of an unusual childhood, John Muir recalls his younger days in East Lothian with a startling clarity, depicting a wild boy whose quiet individuality and determination were already emerging. Born in mid nineteenth-century Scotland, Muir was eleven when his fanatically religious father took the family to build a new life in America's vast wilderness. Muir charts their pioneering years in Wisconsin, where his battles for survival powerfully anticipate the extraordinary career which was to follow. They reveal a free spirit who perceived bonds between man and nature that were subtle and far reaching for both.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2006.
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9781841584683
1841584681
Branch Call Number: B MUIR JOHN
Characteristics: xxii, 145 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.

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Feb 26, 2017

The eBook of John Muir's "The Story of My Boyhood and Youth" omits the pictures or drawings found in the print edition, making it a very inferior edition. The was true when viewed through both the browser and downloaded to OverDrive.

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