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Walden, Or, Life in the Woods : Dover Thrift Editions - Henry David Thoreau

Walden, Or, Life in the Woods

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Published: April 1995
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One of the great books of American letters and a masterpiece of reflective philosophizing. Accounts of Thoreau's daily life on the shores of Walden Pond outside Concord, Massachusetts, are interwoven with musings on the virtues of self-reliance and individual freedom, on society, government, and other topics.

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    Comments about Walden, Or, Life in the Woods:

    Just immerse yourself in a stripped back, spare prose of a life lived simply, almost Zen-like. Sublime.

     
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      Walden is a seminal work in literature, an absolute must read

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      Economyp. 1
      Where I Lived, and What I Lived Forp. 53
      Readingp. 64
      Soundsp. 72
      Solitudep. 84
      Visitorsp. 90
      The Bean-Fieldp. 100
      The Villagep. 108
      The Pondsp. 112
      Baker Farmp. 130
      Higher Lawsp. 136
      Brute Neighborsp. 144
      House-Warmingp. 153
      Former Inhabitants; and Winter Visitorsp. 165
      Winter Animalsp. 175
      The Pond in Winterp. 182
      Springp. 193
      Conclusionp. 206
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      ISBN: 9780486284958
      ISBN-10: 0486284956
      Series: Dover Thrift Editions
      Audience: General
      For Ages: 14+ years old
      For Grades: 9+
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 224
      Published: April 1995
      Country of Publication: US
      Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 13.5  x 1.4
      Weight (kg): 0.17
      Edition Type: New edition