A stirring tribute to one of Americas most remote and beautiful places by one of the first modern preservationists
This Penguin ClassicMuirs first bookputs a pioneering conservationists passion for nature in high relief. With a poets sensitivity and a naturalists eye, Muir celebrates the Sierra Nevada, which he dedicated his life to saving, and recounts his breathtaking visits to Yosemite Valley, Kings Canyon, Sequoia Groves, and Mount Whiskey.
The Mountains of California
is an affecting celebration of raw nature by one of its most ardent defenders.