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Walden: 150th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the American Classic

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

The Best American Book EVER Written

Of all the books and treatises that have ever been published since our country's founding, this one stands heads and shoulders above everything else. In this volume, Thoreau beautifully articulates all that is great about America ... not its guns and armies, but rather...
Of all the books and treatises that have ever been published since our country's founding, this one stands heads and shoulders above everything else. In this volume, Thoreau beautifully articulates all that is great about America ... not its guns and armies, but rather its trees and forests, the quite meditations possible in unspoilt nature, and the philosophy of self reliance.

This is, as far as I am concerned, THE best American book EVER written, and is absolutely essential reading for anyone who wants to know about America.

posted by 6914809 on January 5, 2012

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12 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Very poorly converted e-book

This book is very poorly converted to e-book and contains too many errors to make it enjoyable to read; in some places it is impossible to read because you just can't tell what you are supposed to be reading.

posted by PinqueLady on September 4, 2011

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  • Posted August 16, 2011

    Wonderful

    I have not read the entire book. What I have read, so far, has been very insightful and interesting. I am a person who loves hiking and exploring nature away from society so this book was right down my ally. Non the less, you should pick this book up, regardless of what your ideals are, it is still a valuable piece of literature.

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  • Posted January 31, 2010

    Relaxing

    Wonderful read!

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