Early Spring in Massachusetts (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Early Spring in Massachusetts (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Henry David Thoreau

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One of America’s most celebrated naturalists, Thoreau often chose nature over human companionship for comfort. Early Spring in Massachusetts is one of four seasonal volumes culled from his journals and captures the season with Thoreau’s keen eye and appreciation for his surroundings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411449060
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 04/26/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 338
File size: 336 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About 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.

Date of Birth:

July 12, 1817

Date of Death:

May 6, 1862

Place of Birth:

Concord, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Concord, Massachusetts


Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837

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