Walden: Or, Life in the Woods (Dover Thrift Editions)

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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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Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.

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Henry David Thoreau (1817 62) was a renaissance man of the 19th century - a naturalist, philosopher, environmentalist, poet, essayist and abolitionist. Walden is his most famous work. Laura Ross has been a publishing professional for 30 years and has a MFA in criticism from the Yale School of Drama.

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