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In this engaging audio edition, find out why Wilderness Essays is the top-selling book by John Muir. Wilderness Essays is an essential collection of the finest essays ever written by the “Father of the National Parks.” An ardent outdoorsman, a gifted writer, a dedicated preservationist, and a spiritual beacon, John Muir conveys here the boundless love and wonder of the natural world that drove his critically important work. 

Muir’s activism altered the American landscape in helping to preserve wilderness areas including Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park, and many others, several of which now bear his name. Experience the wilderness from Muir’s deep and insightful perspective in this timeless anthology, wonderfully read by Stephen Bel Davies, an Audible listener favorite. 

Stephen Bel Davies has superbly narrated over 110 highly rated audiobooks. He captures Muir’s enthusiasm for all things wild in this spirited performance of his classic essays. Introduction read by Scott R. Pollak.

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  • Claire C
  • 08-17-20

Poetry of wild appreciation

Stunning reading of beautiful accounts from one of the original masters.
I've thoroughly enjoyed this. If you love the natural world, you cannot skip over the work of John Muir

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