Henry David Thoreau: A Life


Free Shipping Included! Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Tantor Audio at Diaries Letters Stories. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. �Walden. Yesterday I came here to live.� That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual journey it began, would by themselves be enough to place Thoreau in the American pantheon. His attempt to �live deliberately� in a small woods at the edge of his hometown of Concord has been a touchstone for individualists and seekers since the publication of Walden in 1854. But there was much more to Thoreau than his brief experiment in living at Walden Pond. A member of


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�Walden. Yesterday I came here to live.� That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual journey it began, would by themselves be enough to place Thoreau in the American pantheon. His attempt to �live deliberately� in a small woods at the edge of his hometown of Concord has been a touchstone for individualists and seekers since the publication of Walden in 1854. But there was much more to Thoreau than his brief experiment in living at Walden Pond. A member of the vibrant intellectual circle centered on his neighbor Ralph Waldo Emerson, he was also an ardent naturalist, a manual laborer and inventor, a radical political activist, and more. Many books have taken up various aspects of Thoreau's character and achievements, but, as Laura Dassow Walls writes, �Thoreau has never been captured between covers; he was too quixotic, mischievous, many-sided.� Two hundred years after his birth, and two generations after the last full-scale biography, Walls restores Henry David Thoreau to us in all his profound, inspiring complexity.

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Manufacturer:
Tantor Audio
Category:
Environmentalists & Naturalists
EAN:
9781541415072
ISBN:
1541415078
Edition:
Unabridged
Author:
Laura Dassow Walls
Publisher:
Tantor Audio
Creator:
Paul Boehmer
Format:
Array
Publication Date:
2017-11-07
Binding:
Audio CD
Item Size:
1.1 x 5.3 x 6.4 inches
Package Weight:
0.88 pounds
Package Size:
5.47 x 1.65 x 6.54 inches

 


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