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Biography Report1 John Muir by Ginger Wadsworth2 The book is written about John Muir3 The story takes place at Yosemite National Park from 1838-19144 John Muir was a botanist geologist and writer5 He had overcome earthquakes glaciers and he climbs mountains6 John Muir had impressed by overcoming all the dangers like animals He was an expert on wilderness He knows survival skills to stay alive He studies nature and he writes about nature He made a national park system as well as the Sierra Club He knew that the Native Americans called the place Pohono or spirit of the puffing wind At first he called it a dainty little fallonly about fifteen or twenty feet high John laughed after discovering that Bridalveil Fall drops 620 feet He writes all kinds of quotes about nature for exampleI am captive I am bound Love of pure unblemished Nature seems to overmaster and blur out of sight all other objects and considerationsJohn works in his scribble den John had two brothers and five sisters and their names are Margaret Sarah David Dan Mary Annie and Joanna For several years he had toyed with writing up his findings for publication Jeanne Carr was the one that encouraged him She even suggested titles and copied his notes John decided to send an article to the New York Tribune To his surprise the newspaper published Yosemite Glaciers on December 5 1871 and paid him 200 that was a lot of money back then On New Years Day in 1872 the same newspaper printed Yosemite in Winter John thought that he might be able to earn his living by writing what he called pen work He stayed in his cabin for the winter and wrote itHe went through a couple of earthquakes He joined his valley neighbors and suggested they smile a little and clap their hands He said that Mother Earth is only trotting them on Earths knee to amuse them
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