Wild Apples

Wild Apples

by Henry David Thoreau

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Wild Apples by Henry David Thoreau

A meditation on apples begins with a short history of the apple tree, tracing its path from ancient Greece to America. Thoreau saw the apple as a perfect mirror of man and eloquently lamented where they both were heading.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781979843201
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/03/2017
Pages: 28
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

American author, naturalist, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) is best known for his book Walden and his essay Civil Disobedience. His lasting contributions to American literature focus on natural history, self-sufficient living, and individuality.

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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