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Walden: 150th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the American Classic

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

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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Most Helpful Critical Review

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    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 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.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 6, 2014

    I really enjoy it

    I really enjoy it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Kirsten

    Yeah, where's Morgyn?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2014

    Meg

    (I read it. Sounds amazing) she went to the Athena treehouse. "I will see you next full moon milady." She bowed and went up the tree.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2014

    Jane&Kane

    Jane: *she held her arrow.*
    Kane: he howled.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2014

    Kirsten

    She nodded and held up an arrow.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2014

    Meg

    Looked at Artemis as she glowed. "I...never mind."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Firefly

    Didn't Morgana leavr?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2014

    Renegade

    She howled, and a white and silver wisp traveled from her muzzle and joined the arrows.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2014

    Kress

    Her special cresent moon necklace glowed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Renegade

    She tilted her head to the side in confusion.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Kress

    She padded in, wearing her HOA Hunting Hound necklace.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Beca

    Anyone seen Morgyn?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Avalon

    She looked down, holding a tissue box. "She didn't deserve what she got."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Avril

    She was silent as she held a single arrow, red and gold.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2014

    Artemis

    She held up a hand for silence. "Let us take a moment to say goodbye to Morgana "Morgyn" Ten Waterman, the Daughter of Love's Rebel. Hunter with Multiple Personality Disorder. The Girl With the Strongest Spirit. She has stopped roleplaying on nook, but is in Psychology Camp with Avril. Let us take this moment to remember her."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2012

    X great

    Did you know he was enviermentallsist

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2012

    Transcendentalism

    Read this in english. Sadly most of the kids my age dont appreicate this type of thinking and my lust for conseveration of my own mind

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    The Best American Classic Edition

    This is the best American classic edition of Henry David Throeau's classic text. A true joy to read. Highly recommended for all ages.

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  • Posted January 14, 2011

    This gets better every time I read it.

    It's funny how you always seem to find something else when you read this book. Everyone should take the time to read this work and then spend a little alone-time to contemplate what matters most. We as a society need to take a few moments to determine what really matters.

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