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John Muir and the Ice That Started a Fire

How a Visionary and the Glaciers of Alaska Changed America

John Muir and the Ice That Started a Fire( )
Author: Heacox, Kim
ISBN:978-0-7627-9242-9
Publication Date:Apr 2014
Publisher:Globe Pequot Press, The
Imprint:Lyons Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

A dual biography of two of the most compelling elements in the narrative of wild America, John Muir and Alaska.

John Muir was a fascinating man who was many things: inventor, scientist, revolutionary, druid (a modern day Celtic priest), husband, son, father and friend, and a shining son of the Scottish Enlightenment -- both in temperament and intellect.  Kim Heacox, author of The Only...
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Heacox, Kim (Author)
Kim Heacox is the award-winning author and photographer of close to 20 photography and essay books. As the principal photographer for the Smithsonian Guides to Natural America: The Pacific: Hawai'i, and Alaska, Heacox shot over 150 beautiful full-color photos of parks, wilderness preserves, nature sanctuaries, and scenic wonders. In her book Visions of Wild America: Pioneers of Preservation, Heacox wove the incredible adventures, epiphanies, and successes of important conservationists with their own quotes to present a well-rounded picture of Wild America.

Other books produced by Heacox include Alaska's Inside Passage: Photography and Essays, Antarctica: The Last Continent, Alaska's National Parks, and Iditarod Spirit.

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