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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: The Maine Woods

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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: The Maine Woods - Thoreau, Henry David, and Moldenhauer, Joseph J (Editor)
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The Maine Woods is a characteristically Thoreauvian book: a personal account of exploration, of exterior and interior discovery in a natural setting, conveyed in taut, workmanlike prose. Thoreau's evocative renderings of the life of the primitive forest--its mountains, waterways, fauna, flora, and inhabitants--are valuable in themselves. But his impassioned protest against despoilment in the name of commerce and sport, which even by the 1850s threatened to deprive Americans of the tonic of wildness, makes The Maine Woods ...

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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: The Maine Woods 2010, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781146574235

Trade paperback

The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: The Maine Woods 1972, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691062242

Hardcover