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Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf

John Muir

Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf

by John Muir

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Published by Houghton Mifflin (Trade) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages218
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Open LibraryOL7466041M
ISBN 100395315425
ISBN 109780395315422

Genre/Form: Armorial bookplates: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Muir, John, Thousand-mile walk to the Gulf. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin.   In September , Muir undertook a walk of about 1, miles from Indiana to Florida, which he recounted in his book A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf. He had no specific route chosen, except to go by the "wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I could find". Earlier that year, an accident Brand: e-artnow.

volume have been taken. They reflect the mood in which the late author and explorer undertook his thousand-mile walk to the Gulf of Mexico a half-century ago. No less does this refreshingly cosmopolitan address, which might have startled any finder of the book, reveal the temper and the comprehensiveness of Mr. Muir’s mind. "A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf" is a classic naturalist text set against the backdrop of the post civil war south. Length: 80 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Page Flip: Enabled Language: English Kindle Paperwhite The best device for reading, full stop. /5(67).

A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf recounts Muir's walk of about 1, miles (1, km) from Indiana to Florida. He had no specific route chosen, except to go by the "wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I .   In September , Muir undertook a walk of about 1, miles from Indiana to Florida, which he recounted in his book A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf. He had no specific route chosen, except to go by the "wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I could find".Brand: E-Artnow.


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Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir Download PDF EPUB FB2

"A Thousand-Mile walk to the Gulf" is a story of a man that walked to the Gulf of Mexico from Indianapolis. He kept a journal of the plants he saw and studied on his way to the gulf. He traveled through Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and through Florida until he /5.

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf bridges two Muir classics: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth and My First Summer in the Sierra. About the Author Born inJohn Muir was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and ahead-of-his-time /5(68).

The book 'A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf' by John Muir, ; with an introduction by by William Frederic Bade. (OCR-scanned and converted to HTML by webmaster; adpated to the Exhibit by Harvey Chinn.) A part of the John Muir Exhibit, by Harold Wood and Harvey Chinn.

A Thousand-Mile Walk To The Gulf - Legacy Edition: A Great Hike To The Gulf Of Mexico, Florida, And The Atlantic Ocean (The Doublebit John Muir Collection Book 7) John Muir. Kindle Edition. $ My First Summer in the Sierra: Illustrated Edition John Muir. out of Cited by:   This book, thousand mile walk to the gulf, is from Muir's younger days when he basically dropped out and went exploring.

He walked from Wisconsin to the gulf, shortly after the war, and literally slept wherever he felt like- hedges, roadsides, Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf book even the occasional by: A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf Quotes Showing of 5 “The world, we are told, was made especially for man — a presumption not supported by all the facts.” ― John Muir, A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf.

I had long been looking from the wildwoods and gardens of the Northern States to those of the warm South, and at last, all draw-backs overcome, I set forth [from Indianapolis] on the first day of September,joyful and free, on a thousand-mile walk to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Muir, John, Editor: Badè, William Frederic, Title: A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf Cited by: Here is the adventure that started John Muir on a lifetime of discovery. Taken from his earliest journals, this book records Muir's walk in from Indiana across Kentucky.

Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to the Gulf Coast. In his distinct and wonderful style, Muir shows us the wilderness, as well as the towns and people, of the South immediately after the Civil War.4/5(3). Internet Archive BookReader A thousand-mile walk to the Gulf Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere.

Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. A thousand-mile walk to the Gulf. A thousand-mile walk to the Gulf by John Muir; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Botany, Description and travel, Diaries, Journeys, Southern states.

Chapter I. Kentucky Forests and Caves I had long been looking from the wildwoods and gardens of the Northern States to those of the warm South, and at last, all draw-backs overcome, I set forth [from Indianapolis] on the first day of September,joyful and free, on a.

The Paperback of the A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf (Illustrated Edition) by John Muir at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(8). Illustrations John Muir about From a photograph by Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco, Cal. Frontispiece: Map showing Route of Walk to the gulf.

: A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf: Large paper edition printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge. 4to. Index. Hand-colored photogravure frontispiece (with printed tissue guard) of a painting by Amelia M. Watson titled 'A Florida Sunset.' 17 plates, including map, tipped in. Green laid paper boards, dark green buckram spine, gilt-stamped dark green title label on spine Book Edition: 1st Edition.

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Buy A Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf 2nd Revised edition by Muir, John, Jenkins, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(69). A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf | /MUIR JOHN Originally published inthis book is largely comprised of lightly edited diary entries Muir made during his memorable trek from Kentucky to Florida.

Mixing deft observations of the human condition with lyrical responses to the beauties of the natural world, Muir creates his own stirring "song of theBrand: Mariner Books.

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf. John Muir, Frederick Turner. Penguin Books, - Nature - pages. 1 Review /MUIR JOHN Originally published inthis book is largely comprised of lightly edited diary entries Muir made during his memorable trek from Kentucky to Florida.

Mixing deft observations of the human condition with lyrical 5/5(1). Get this from a library. A thousand-mile walk to the gulf. [John Muir] -- InJohn Muir, age twenty-eight, was blinded in an industrial accident. He lay in bed for two weeks wondering if he would ever see again.

When his sight miraculously returned, Muir resolved to. In SeptemberMuir undertook a walk of about 1, miles from Indiana to Florida, which he recounted in his book A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf.

He had no specific route chosen, except to go by the "wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I could find".John Muir's Longest Walk: John Earl, a Photographer, Traces His Journey to Florida by John Earl, with Excerpts from Muir's A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf.

() Photographs of the route of the thousand-mile walk in March ofstarting at Cedar Key and retracing Muir's route .A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf, by John Muir: a book review Muir circa 18 "Often I thought I would like to explore [New York City] if, like a lot of wild hills and valleys, it was clear of inhabitants.".