Here is the adventure that started John Muir on a lifetime of discovery. Taken from his earliest journals, this book records Muir's walk in 1867 from Indiana across Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to the Gulf Coast. In his distinct and wonderful style, Muir shows us the wilderness, as well as the towns and people, of the South immediately after the Civil War.
It was 1867 when Muir (1838-1914) set off from Indiana across Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to the Gulf of Mexico. At the end of Muir's illustrious life as conservationist and nature writer, William Frederic Bad<'e> put together the account from the original manuscript and revised typescript journal, and from other accounts of his adventures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)