The Maine Woods (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Maine Woods (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

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Henry David Thoreau made three trips to the rugged and mostly unexplored Maine woods, where one “might live and die and never hear of the United States.” He climbed mountains, canoed, and recorded his acute observations on the wildlife, weather, terrain, and the nature of the people he met along the way, eloquently capturing the wilder side of

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Henry David Thoreau made three trips to the rugged and mostly unexplored Maine woods, where one “might live and die and never hear of the United States.” He climbed mountains, canoed, and recorded his acute observations on the wildlife, weather, terrain, and the nature of the people he met along the way, eloquently capturing the wilder side of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411438118
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
182,715
File size:
524 KB

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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