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The Story of My Boyhood And Youth

by John Muir

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Birlinn Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Historical - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid M. Anderson (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8920711M
    ISBN 101841584681
    ISBN 109781841584683
    OCLC/WorldCa65469713

      The Story of My Boyhood and Youth reveals the evolution of Muir's scientific curiosity and the beginnings of his reverential attitude towards nature. Treating his encounters with wildlife as high adventure, he gives especially informed attention to bird life in both Scotland and Wisconsin.   This is a great book on many levels. First of all it's a very entertaining and enjoyable read. Second, it's a window into what life was like on a U.S. farm in the 's in "the sticks" as well as in Scotland, where the author spent his first years.5/5(1).

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    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth By (author) John Muir. 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.   With illustrations from sketches by the author. Scottish-born American naturalist, traveler and writer who devoted much of his life to saving the natural beauties of the West from destruction by commercial exploitation. Muir uses his diverse skills to vividly portray nature's life and death struggles on his family's Wisconsin farm in The Story of My Boyhood and Youth and how his.


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The Story of My Boyhood and Youth book. Read 79 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Muir recounts in vivid detail the three worlds of /5. The complete text of the book 'The Story of My Boyhood and Youth' by John Muir ().

A part of the John Muir Exhibit, by Harold Wood and Harvey Chinn. In The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, Muir recounts in vivid detail the three worlds of his early life: his first eleven years in Scotland; the years – in the central Wisconsin wilderness; and two-and-a-half most inventive years at the University of Wisconsin during that institution’s infancy.

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The Story of My Boyhood and Youth Language: English: LoC Class: QH: Science: Natural history: Subject: Naturalists -- United States -- Biography Subject: Conservationists -- United States -- Biography Subject: Muir, John, -- Childhood and youth Subject: Frontier and pioneer life -- Wisconsin Subject: Wisconsin -- Social life and.

Book Review: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir Reviewed by Marion Randall Parsons The life of a child among educated people to-day is so sheltered from hardship, so protected from even minor discomfort, that the story of this stern Scotch boyhood comes to.

Title The story of my boyhood and youth, Summary John Muir (), whose writings about the natural world have shaped the conservation and environmental movements for more than a century, wrote this autobiographical account near the end of his life about his childhood in The Story of My Boyhood And Youth book, Scotland, his immigration to America (), his adolescence on a pioneer farmstead near Kingston, Wisconsin.

Editions for The Story of My Boyhood and Youth: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), (Ki Cited by: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth; John Muir ; Book; Published by: University of Wisconsin Press; View Summary contents.

View Citation; summary. Muir recounts in vivid detail the three worlds of his early life: his first eleven years in Scotland; the years – in the central Wisconsin wilderness; and two-and-a-half most inventive Cited by: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth By: John Muir () “The only fire for the whole house was the kitchen stove, with a fire box about eighteen inches long and eight inches wide and deep,- scant space for three or four small sticks, around which in hard zero weather all the family of ten shivered, and beneath which in the morning we.

Title: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth Author: John Muir Release Date: May 9, [eBook #] Last updated: December 5, Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE STORY OF MY BOYHOOD AND YOUTH *** E-text prepared by Juliet Sutherland, Jeannie Howse, and the Project Gutenberg Online.

The Story of My Boyhood and Youth reveals the evolution of Muir's scientific curiosity and the beginnings of his reverential attitude towards nature. Treating his encounters with wildlife as high adventure, he gives especially informed attention to bird life in both Scotland and Wisconsin.

The Story of My Boyhood and Youth. Authors. John Muir. Files. Link to Full Text. William and Maymie Kimes Annotation. The first draft of this book was dictated to Mr.

Edward H. Harriman's personal secretary at Harriamn's insistence, when Muir was a guest at the family Pelican Bay Lodge, Klamath Lake, Oregonin August (no. Cited by: The great conservationist reminisces about his formative years: his childhood in Scotland, a decade in the central Wisconsin wilderness, and four years at the University of Wisconsin.

A classic account of immigration and the harsh conditions of prairie life, these memoirs recapture the extraordinary curiosity, intelligence, and stamina that helped transform Muir into one of America's most. Buy a cheap copy of The Story of My Boyhood and Youth book by John Muir.

This memoir of John Muir’s early years details his boyhood in Scotland, his awakening love of nature, his family’s immigration to America, the hardships of a Free shipping over $/5(4). Get this from a library. The story of my boyhood and youth. [John Muir] -- "Relatively unknown in his native Scotland, John Muir is renowned in the United States as the father of conservation.

A friend of presidents and founder of National Parks, Muir was inspired by a love. Buy a cheap copy of Nature Writings: The Story of My Boyhood book by John Muir.

In a lifetime of exploration, writing, and passionate political activism, John Muir made himself America's most eloquent spokesman for the mystery and majesty of Free shipping over $/5(5).

Author: John Muir,William Cronon; Publisher: Library of America ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A collection of Muir's definitive writings is brought together in a volume that includes The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, My First Summer in the Sierra, The Mountains of California, and various other essays on his attempts to.

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The Story of My Boyhood and Youth is a stirring autobiography by the great American naturalist, John Muir."When I was a boy in Scotland I was fond of everything that was wild, and all my life I've been growing fonder and fonder of wild places and wild creatures/5().