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John Muir (1838-1914) was one of the most influential conservationists and nature writers in American history. Founder of the Sierra Club, and its president until his death, Muir was a spirit so free that all he did to prepare for an expedition was to "throw some tea and bread into an old sack and jump the back fence."


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Muir, John, -- 1838-1914.
Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Description and travel.