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Excursions (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

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These nine essays, among Thoreau’s most popular writings, grew out of his daily saunters around Concord, Massachusetts. Published only after his death, these early works document Thoreau’s developing eye for natural description. Includes “Walking,” “A Natural History of Massachusetts,” “A Winter Walk,”

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These nine essays, among Thoreau’s most popular writings, grew out of his daily saunters around Concord, Massachusetts. Published only after his death, these early works document Thoreau’s developing eye for natural description. Includes “Walking,” “A Natural History of Massachusetts,” “A Winter Walk,” “Autumnal Tints,” “Wild Apples” and “Night and Moonlight,” among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411460577
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
324
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was an American philosopher, naturalist, essayist, and a member of the Transcendentalist school associated with Emerson.  He is best known for the collection of essays published under the title Walden (1854), inspired by his solitary sojourn at Walden Pond.  His ideas on civil disobedience influenced Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 12, 1817
Date of Death:
May 6, 1862
Place of Birth:
Concord, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Concord, Massachusetts
Education:
Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837

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