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This was the first book of his that I read, and now I am hooked!!!
John Muir's diaries and stories are enchanting - and especially welcome during my long, hot drives around Los Angeles this time of year!
The book unintentionally provides an excellent portrait of the kind of inexhaustible devotion it takes to change the world as did Muir.
Fascinating real life SE Alaskan experience of the foremost naturalist of his day. Elaborate nature descriptions are sometimes tedious but truly describe the environment he trailed... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Steven A. Crawford
Most John Muir fans don't realize that he spent much more time in Alaska than in the Yosemite region of the High Sierra in Central California. Read morePublished 7 months ago by George Magladry
A great short book highlighting several trips by John Muir to Alaska. Interesting to get his take on Glaciers and the wildlife of AlaskaPublished 11 months ago by Gene Bowker
I had read the book before, but needed another copy. John Muir, the saint of environmentalists, gives some wonderful views of the Indians of Alaska in this and also of his... Read morePublished 11 months ago by catungawandave
This is John Muir's account, compiled at the end of his life from earlier diary entries, of three separate trips to the fjords and glaciers of SE Alaska. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Matthew Sutton
Nothing personal to this reader but wow! Muir's first hand accounts have always been so powerful to read and this reader lacks passion and emotion atl together. Read morePublished 16 months ago by kalex707
The product description doesn't point out that this is apparently a "print on demand" book, and is very poorly done. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ron