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    Walden (Concord Library) (Paperback) By (author) Henry David Thoreau

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    DescriptionFirst published in 1854, Henry David Thoreau's groundbreaking book has influenced generations of readers and continues to inspire and inform anyone with an open mind and a love of nature. With Bill McKibben providing a newly revised Introduction and helpful annotations that place Thoreau firmly in his role as cultural and spiritual seer, this beautiful edition of "Walden" for the new millennium is more accessible and relevant than ever.

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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henry David Thoreau
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    ISBN 13: 9780807014257
    ISBN 10: 0807014257

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    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    B&T General Subject: 560
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
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    Libri: I-NA
    BISAC V2.8: NAT024000
    DC21: 818.303
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000, LIT004020
    B&T Approval Code: C26108401
    DC22: 818/.303
    LC classification: PS3048 .A1 2004C
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Beacon Press
    Imprint name
    Beacon Press
    Publication date
    31 August 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, MA
    Author Information
    Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a writer and philosopher as well as a naturalist. "Walden" is considered his masterpiece. Bill McKibben is the author of "Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age" as well as "The End of Nature" and "The Age of Missing Information." He lives with his family in the Adirondack Mountains.
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    Bill McKibben gives us Thoreau's "Walden" as the gospel of the present moment. --Robert D. Richardson, Jr., author of "Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind" '[Thoreau] says so many pithy and brilliant things, and offers so many piquant, and, we may add, so many just, comments on society as it is, that this book is well worth the reading, both for its actual contents and its suggestive capacity.' --A. P. Peabody, "North American Review, " 1854 '["Walden"] still seems to me the best youth's companion yet written by an American, for it carries a solemn warning against the loss of one's valuables, it advances a good argument for traveling light and trying new adventures, it rings with the power of powerful adoration, it contains religious feeling without religious images, and it steadfastly refuses to record bad news.' --E. B. White, "Yale Review, " 1954 'Bill McKibben gives us Thoreau's "Walden" as the gospel of the present moment.' -Robert D. Richardson, Jr., author of "Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind"