The Story of My Boyhood and Youth (Paperback)John Muir (author)
Paperback 168 Pages / Published: 17/06/2013
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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: Birlinn General
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 168 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm
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