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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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First 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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"Aside from its timeless wisdom and quaintly poetical prose, 'Walden' is often a hoot. Through his ebulliently sourpuss observations of his fellow Concordians, delivered in a cocksure voice of a critical chanticleer and heretic herald, Henry makes us laugh, to wit: 'Sunday is the fit conclusion of an ill-spent weekend.'" Gary Wockner, Bloomsbury Review

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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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9780807014257
Introduction:
McKibben, Bill
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Introduction by:
McKibben, Bill
Introduction:
McKibben, Bill
Author:
McKibben, Bill
Author:
Thoreau, Henry David
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Biology-Reference
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Trade paper
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Concord Library
Publication Date:
July 2004
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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"Review" by , "Aside from its timeless wisdom and quaintly poetical prose, 'Walden' is often a hoot. Through his ebulliently sourpuss observations of his fellow Concordians, delivered in a cocksure voice of a critical chanticleer and heretic herald, Henry makes us laugh, to wit: 'Sunday is the fit conclusion of an ill-spent weekend.'"
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