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Walking [Paperback]

By Henry David Thoreau (Author)
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Item description for Walking by Henry David Thoreau...

In this charming little book, Thoreau treats his subject as if it were a walk itself. As he wanders, so do his thoughts. Thoreau walked both for exercise of mind and body and as a way of exploring his inner and outer worlds.

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Studio: Applewood Books
Pages   64
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.13" Width: 4.77" Height: 0.22"
Weight:   0.15 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 12, 1988
Publisher   Applewood Books
ISBN  1557091005  
ISBN13  9781557091000  

Availability  103 units.
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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Geoff Wisner is an author, editor, book reviewer, and contributor to publications including the Christian Science Monitor and the Quarterly Conversation. He is author of A Basket of Leaves and editor of African Lives. He lives in New York City.

Barry Moser has illustrated or designed more than 300 books. His edition of Alice'sAdventures in Wonderland won the National Book Award in 1983. He lives in western Massachusetts.

Henry David Thoreau lived in the state of Massachusetts. Henry David Thoreau was born in 1817 and died in 1862.

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  7. Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics
  8. Library of America
  9. Literary Naturalist
  10. Modern Library Classics (Paperback)
  11. Modern Library of the World's Best Books
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  14. New York Review Books Classics
  15. Penguin American Library
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  17. Penguin Nature Classics
  18. Princeton Classic Editions
  19. Yale Nota Bene

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Moby-Dick Walks  Jan 22, 2009
When I was in a hospital for 6 months, all I did was read this book by Henry David Thoreau. I longed to get outside and walk in the forest and smell the fresh dung of deer and stings of arachnoids.

I couldn't figure out the cryptic meaning the book posits at all. It's my own belief that nature might be a "woman" and Walking might be copulation but he also mentions porcupines in it. Most of the animals he mentions are now extinct, he was writing in 1825 after Charles Robert Darwin (English naturalist) dropped him off in Maine. I'm not sure if Thoreau was 'lost' and couldn't get back to NYC or if he was just going around in circles.

If you're a zoologist, it might be worth you're while to try to guess what animals he writes about. Most of the forests he mentions are now developed swathes of land, forming bland suburban zones. Henry David Thoreau lived on the largest island of Elba where he was killed by the government for not paying his taxes on rum.

A good read.

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The appreciation of nature  Apr 18, 2008
Short little essay by Henry David Thoreau about nature. Writer teaches us that simple walking can awake awareness about animals, trees and flowers around us. It is meditation on connection between wildlife and men, development of civilization from nurture thru nature and men's appreciation of the world outside of human villages and societies. It is amazing to read this piece that was created by a writer who died in 1862. With environmentlist movement of today, it is refreshing to find a piece by one of the early nature writers that teaches us to appreciate world we are born into. Thoreau teaches us to surrender to the world that has been in existance long before humans came to occupy it. While he is aware of limited ability of older men to sustain themselves in widerness, to him it is incomprehensible how women can live in confinment of the domestic life. I became interested in this writer after watching the film "Into the Wild", Now that I read this little piece, I understand how someone young and impressionable can fall under the spell of Thoreau's words about nature and the beauty of it, especially on the west side of the hemisphere.
great !!!  Mar 11, 2008
ok it's old english, but it's classical masterpiece.
i recommend it to anyone that enjoy and dream of nature and the wild.
Still Relevant  Feb 4, 2008
The words of Thoreau are familiar to all those who have experienced life in the woods. His philosophies and observations are just as relevant today as they were when he first wrote them. In more eloquent words Thoreau explains how In the woods and wild places we find fuel for the soul. Without them we become stagnant in physicality and mentality. I recommend this book to anyone interested in conservation.
Walking  Jul 7, 2007
Required reading for freshmen entering SUNY Geneseo in preparation for an Adirondack Adventure. Bought this version after inadvertantly getting an abridged Walking.

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