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Walden; Or, Life in the Woods (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Description: Nature was a form of religion for naturalist, essayist, and early environmentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817โ€“62). In communing with the natural world, he wished to "live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and โ€ฆ learn what it had to teach." Toward that end Thoreau built a cabin in the spring of 1845 on the shores of Walden Pond โ€” on land owned by Ralph Waldo Emerson โ€” outside Concord, Massachusetts. There he observed nature, farmed, built fences, surveyed, and wrote in his journal. One product of his two-year sojourn was this book โ€” a great classic of American letters. Interwoven with acc ... (more)
Manufacturer: Dover Publications
Release date: 12 April 1995
ISBN-10 : 0486284956 | ISBN-13: 9780486284958
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