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Henry D. Thoreau - Walden (Writings of Henry D. Thoreau) - 9780691169347 - V9780691169347
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Walden (Writings of Henry D. Thoreau)

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Description for Walden (Writings of Henry D. Thoreau) Paperback. Editor(s): Shanley, J. Lyndon. Series: Princeton Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: BJ; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 140. .
One of the most influential and compelling books in American literature, Walden is a vivid account of the years that Henry D. Thoreau spent alone in a secluded cabin at Walden Pond. This edition--introduced by noted American writer John Updike--celebrates the perennial importance of a classic work, originally published in 1854. Much of Walden's material is derived from Thoreau's journals and contains such engaging pieces from the lively Where I Lived, and What I Lived For and Brute Neighbors to the serene Reading and The Pond in the Winter. Other famous sections ... Read more

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About Henry D. Thoreau
Henry D. Thoreau (1817-62) was an American author, naturalist, poet, and philosopher. He wrote many essays and books, including Civil Disobedience, Walking, and The Maine Woods, among others. John Updike (1932-2009) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, short story writer, and poet.

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Walden is a self-help book, perhaps the ultimate self-help book, urging us to show up for our own lives, to have the courage to find our own convictions and to try to live them out... [Thoreau is] a writer of immense humanity, vitality and humor... One hundred fifty years after its publication, Walden also remains a practical, usable manual on ... Read more

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