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Thoreau: Walden and other writings.

Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau: Walden and other writings.

by Henry David Thoreau

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesWalden and other writings.
StatementEdited and with an introd. by Joseph Wood Krutch.
SeriesA Bantam classic,, WC292
ContributionsKrutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3042 .K69
The Physical Object
Pagination433 p.
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5954279M
LC Control Number65028055
OCLC/WorldCa1132510

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While there, Thoreau worked on the two books published in his lifetime: Walden and A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. The Maine Woods, Cape Cod, Excursions, and other works were published posthumously. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 18 cm. Contents: A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers --Civil disobedience --Walden --Life without principle --The Maine woods --Cape Cod --The Title.

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