Item description for Wild Apples by Henry David Thoreau...
Overview Thoreau's Wild Apples first appeared in the Atlantic Monthly in November of 1862. The book begins with a short history of the apple tree, tracing its path from Ancient Greece to America. Thoreau saw the apple as a perfect mirror of man, and eloquently lamented where they both were heading. Though his words were written over 125 years ago, they live on today as a reminder of the need to preserve what is wild. Thoreau wrote,"Our wild apple is wild only like myself, perchance, who belong not to the aboriginal race here, but have strayed into the woods from the cultivated stock." 48 page softcover by Applewood Books.
Publishers Description Wild Apples begins with a short history of the apple tree, tracing its path from ancient Greece to America. Thoreau saw the apple as a perfect mirror of man and eloquently lamented where they both were heading.
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Studio: Applewood Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.02" Height: 0.13" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1989
Publisher Applewood Books
ISBN 1557091307 ISBN13 9781557091307
Availability 112 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 24, 2017 08:18.
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More About Henry David Thoreau
Jeffrey S. Cramer is curator of collections, The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods. He is the editor of Thoreau on Freedom: Attending to Man: Selected Writings of Henry David Thoreau.
Henry David Thoreau lived in the state of Massachusetts. Henry David Thoreau was born in 1817 and died in 1862.
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