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The Thoreau You Don't Know: The Father of Nature Writers on the Importance of Cities, Finance, and Fooling Around

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The Thoreau You Don't Know: The Father of Nature Writers on the Importance of Cities, Finance, and Fooling Around - Sullivan, Robert
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Robert Sullivan, the New York Times bestselling author of Rats and Cross Country, delivers a revolutionary reconsideration of Henry David Thoreau for modern readers of the seminal transcendentalist. Dispelling common notions of Thoreau as a lonely eccentric cloistered at Walden Pond, Sullivan (whom the New York Times Book Review calls "an urban Thoreau") paints a dynamic picture of Thoreau as the naturalist who founded our American ideal of "the Great Outdoors;" the rugged individual who honed friendships with Ralph Waldo ...

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The Thoreau You Don't Know: The Father of Nature Writers on the Importance of Cities, Finance, and Fooling Around 2011, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780061710322

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