Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf
John Muir's classic nature-meets-adventure tale. "A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf" is like a cross between "Wild" and "Gone with the Wind." It's Muir's account of his epic journey on foot through the South, right after the Civil War. He not only describes the breathtaking natural wonders he encountered along the way, but also provides a snapshot of life in the South at a pivotal moment in history. It's a fascinating blend of nature writing, history, and personal memoir. Definitely a must-read for nature lovers and history buffs alike!