John Muir – Close to Nature’s Beating Heart

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by Will Collin

A concise account of the fascinating life of Dunbar-born John Muir (1838 – 1914), regarded by many as the ‘Father of the US National Parks’ and a founder of the world conservation movement.

This succinct and accessible biography highlights John Muir’s eventful 76 years from birth in Dunbar on 21 April, 1838 to his death in a Los Angles hospital on Christmas Eve, 1914. Published in 2007 by the Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace in response to visitor comments at John Muir’s Birthplace.

58 pages with footnotes, sources and black and white illustrations and bibliography in card covers. £3.50