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Travels in Alaska (Modern Library Classics)

by John Muir

  • 397 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Modern Library .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsEdward Hoagland (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7427605M
ISBN 100375760490
ISBN 109780375760495

This book, one of his most popular works, will delight environmentalists and nature lovers with its exuberant observations of Alaska and its inhabitants. Travels in Alaska offers a memorable travelogue, enhanced by photographic plates from the original publication. Muir's commentary ranges from observations on the geology of Glacier Bay to. View hotel, car, and ride reservations. Hotels reservation This indicates a link to an external site that may not follow the same accessibility or privacy policies as Alaska Airlines. By selecting a partner link you agree to share your data with these sites. Cars reservation This indicates a link to an external site that may not follow the same accessibility or privacy policies as Alaska Airlines.

  Travels in Alaska Buy the paper version!!!! It is one of my favorite books, however, the audio version appears to be a purposeful demolition of this masterful piece of literature. No company in their right mind would attempt to pass off this monotoned debacle unless they truly meant to turn people off of John Muir's environmental message/5(3). View our top picks for best things to do in Alaska. Choose from flightseeing, bear viewing, glacier cruises, Denali bus tours, kayaking, and more.

Travels in Alaska by John Muir is a good experiential book where the author has provided a very good first hand version on the place which allows the reader to visit and live the place quite vicariously. I particularly liked these parts - The Cassiar Trail, The discovery of Glacier Bay and from Taku river to Taylor Bay/5(66). John Muir first saw Alaska in , only twelve years after it was purchased from Russia by the United States. Four more times, in , , , and , he was drawn back to this land of rivers and glaciers, sunsets and northern lights, campfires and Arctic stars. Few people have lived so many adventures, yet Muir was not a mere collector of 5/5(2).


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Discover the best Alaska Travel Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The book unintentionally provides an excellent portrait of the kind of inexhaustible devotion it takes to change the world as did Muir. The book also provides a stunning portrait of Alaska in the latter part of the 19th Century and allows one to compare the Alaska of those days with Alaska of earlier times and of by: I became aware of John Muir's extensive travels in Alaska while kayaking the Stikine River in I hadn't realized the founder of the Sierra Club had spent so much time in Southeast Alaska.

When Ken Burn's 'National Parks' book/documentary came out last year, it further cemented my desire to dive into Muir's journals about his travels in Alaska.4/5. Travels in Alaska is part of a series that celebrates the tradition of literary naturalists—writers who embrace the natural world.

In this collection, originally published inJohn Muir captures the beauty and intensity of Alaskan wilderness and its people from his travels between and /5(59).

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Don't wait another year -- or even another minute. Take a first step toward. John Muir's "Travels In Alaska" is his accouts of his trips to Southeast Alaska in, and Southeast Alaska years ago was sparsely settled and poorly explored; Muir's adventurous spirit and enquiring mind led him to investigate the numerous inlets and glaciers in the area, including the magnificent and much-celebrated Glacier by: Editions for Travels in Alaska: (Library Binding published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in 20 Cited by: Travels in Alaska.

By John Muir. Houghton, Mifflin Company, Boston and New York. Price, $ Whatever in the future may be given to the world of the journals and other unpublished writings of John Muir, nothing is likely to come to us more alight with his personality than are the two volumes published since his death.

Travels in Alaska by John Muir The Scottish-American naturalist and explorer showed up in Alaska years after Steller, just a dozen years after the US purchased Alaska from the cash-strapped.

About Travels in Alaska. In the late s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves, and whales.

This is a wonderful book of Muir's trip to Alaska in the late 's, full of delightful detail about geography, views, native culture and great stories ab out both Alaska and his travels.

However, the narration is appalling and destroys the beauty of the book. Again and again he returned to this continental laboratory of landscapes. The greatest of the tide-water glaciers appropriately commemorates his name.

Upon this book of Alaska travels, all but finished before his unforeseen departure, John Muir expended the last months of his life/5(30). The complete text of the book 'Travels in Alaska' by John Muir ().

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Upon this book of Alaska travels, all but finished before his unforeseen departure, John Muir expended the last months of his life. John Muir () also known as "John of the Mountains", was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.5/5(1).

Upon this book of Alaska travels, all but finished before his unforeseen departure, John Muir expended the last months of his life. How does All You Can Books work. All You Can Books gives you UNLIMITED access to o Audiobooks, 4/5(K). Travels in Alaska, originally published indescribes the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness and its inhabitants as observed during his travels between and In poetic prose, he describes the area’s magnificent glaciers and its animals like.

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Travels in Alaska by John Muir. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Travels in Alaska. By. John Muir. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Travels in Alaska - Travels in Alaska audiobook, by John Muir In the late s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves, and whales.

Half poet and half geologist, he recorded his experiences and reflections 3/5.Get this from a library! Travels in Alaska. [John Muir] -- John Muir first saw Alaska inonly twelve years after it was purchased from Russia by the United States.

Four more times, in,andhe was drawn back to this land of rivers.