Author: John Muir

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486834883

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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An essential companion for visitors, this book by the famed conservationist offers informed appraisals of Yosemite's plant and animal life and exudes an almost mystical love for its natural beauty.
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Author: Wallace Bruce

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780267775491

Category: Poetry

Page: 34

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Excerpt from The Yosemite Yet I know it is real, for I see Me spray Of Yosemite Fall in Me moonlzc'gkt play. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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An Insider's Guide to the Park, as Related by Bruinhilda

Author: Susan Frank,Phil Frank

Publisher: Pomegranate

ISBN: 9780764906169

Category: Travel

Page: 184

View: 8671

Provides directions to the park, lists accommodations, suggests activities for all seasons, and offers tips for packing and camping.
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Author: John Muir

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783882210507

Category: Muir, John 1838-1914 / Travel / Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nevada)

Page: 352

View: 2244

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A Pictorial History

Author: Hank Johnston

Publisher: Yosemite Assn


Category: History

Page: 278

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This is a comprehensive, well-illustrated history of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees, the result of a multi-year research project. The informative work provides in-depth treatment of important historical figures, including hotelkeepers, guardians, trail and road builders, and commissioners, plus extensive coverage of hotels and businesses that operated between 1856 and 1906. The story of the State of California's governance of the grant also is detailed, from creation to the steps that receded Yosemite Valley to the control of the federal government.
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Author: Dennis McDougal

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780307493538

Category: True Crime

Page: 336

View: 9934

Since he was seven, Cary Stayner had dreamed of capturing women . . . and killing them They were crimes that grabbed headlines around the world and stunned America. Four women dead, their bodies charred and horribly mutilated. Now Dennis McDougal, acclaimed author of the spellbinding true crime tour de force Mother's Day, brings his considerable investigative and narrative skills to the Yosemite murders to give you the most complete account of what really happened. Drawing on several personal conversations with the confessed killer and interviews with the victims' families, McDougal presents the definitive story, and answers many lingering questions. What demons drove this quiet handyman and nudist colony habitue to burn, mutilate, and murder four women he didn't even know? How did he overpower a woman and two teenaged girls? And most disturbing, did the glory-seeking FBI actually hinder the investigation, leaving the killer free to kill once more before he was caught? THE YOSEMITE MURDERS offers valuable insight into these savage and senseless murders in the heart of America's most beautiful wilderness. From the Paperback edition.
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Author: Everett Titsworth Tomlinson

Publisher: N.A


Category: Yosemite National Park (Calif.)

Page: 403

View: 7177

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A Description of the Yosemite Valley and the Adjacent Region of the Sierra Nevada, and of the Big Trees of California

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Geology

Page: 189

View: 1529

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Images and Echoes

Author: Art Aeon

Publisher: Aeon Press

ISBN: 098092815X

Category: Sequoia National Park (Calif.)

Page: 128

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The Yosemite: Images and Echoes is a collection of sixty short poems and their matching photographs taken by the author, inspired by the sublime light and vibrant music of the Yosemite Valley, High Sierra, and Sequoia Park in California.
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A Basket History of the Indians of the Yosemite-Mono Lake Area

Author: Craig D. Bates,Martha J. Lee

Publisher: Yosemite Assn


Category: History

Page: 225

View: 5206

This comprehensive study focuses on the history and basketry of the Miwok and Paiute inhabitants of the area in and around Yosemite. National Park. Illustrated with hundreds of historic images as well as photographs from the Yosemite Museum collection, many published for the first time, it details the dramatic changes that took place in the lives and weaving of Yosemite's native people from prehistoric times to the present.
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