John Burroughs: An American Naturalist

John Burroughs: An American Naturalist




Written by:Edward Renehan 

John Burroughs (1837-1921) emerged from an obscure boyhood in the Catskill Mountains to write more than 30 books, create the genre of the nature essay, and become the preeminent nature writer of his day. In this critically-acclaimed bibliography, Edward J. Renehan, Jr. draws on a wealth of previously unpublished manuscripts, journals, letters to portray the man Henry James called “a more humorous, more available and more sociable enduring relationships with such notables as Jay Gould, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Edison, John Muir, Walt Whitman, Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Ford.

368 pages


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Weight 1.8 lbs
Dimensions 1.2 x 6.2 x 1.2 in
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