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Walden & Other Writings

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Synopsis:

The quintessential back-to-nature book, Walden is an account of Thoreau's attempt to find a spiritual awakening by returning to a simple life in the Massachusetts woodlands. Thoreau's rejection of the values of the then-burgeoning Industrial Revolution still reverberates for contemporary readers. His quest for something deeper and more meaningful than materialism created a work that gave form to some of man's deepest yearnings. Walden, or Life in the Woods, is an attempt to awaken the "sleepers" of society to the potential for greatness within each of them. Written with poetry and fire, it remains one of literature's greatest road maps to the divine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586632113
Author:
Thoreau, Henry David
Publisher:
MetroBooks (NY)
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Civil disobedience
Subject:
Solitude
Publication Date:
May 2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.61x5.93x1.25 in. 1.21 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages MetroBooks (NY) - English 9781586632113 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The quintessential back-to-nature book, Walden is an account of Thoreau's attempt to find a spiritual awakening by returning to a simple life in the Massachusetts woodlands. Thoreau's rejection of the values of the then-burgeoning Industrial Revolution still reverberates for contemporary readers. His quest for something deeper and more meaningful than materialism created a work that gave form to some of man's deepest yearnings. Walden, or Life in the Woods, is an attempt to awaken the "sleepers" of society to the potential for greatness within each of them. Written with poetry and fire, it remains one of literature's greatest road maps to the divine.
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