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 Oct 20, 2016 05:49.
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More About Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreauwas born in Concord, Massachusetts in 1817. He graduated from Harvard in 1837, the same year he began his lifelong Journal. Inspired by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thoreau became a key member of the Transcendentalist movement that included Margaret Fuller and Bronson Alcott. The Transcendentalists' faith in nature was tested by Thoreau between 1845 and 1847 when he lived for twenty-six months in a homemade hut at Walden Pond. While living at Walden, Thoreau worked on the two books published during his lifetime: Walden(1854) andA Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers(1849). Several of his other works, includingThe Maine Woods, Cape Cod, andExcursions, were published posthumously. Thoreau died in Concord, at the age of forty-four, in 1862."
Henry David Thoreau lived in the state of Massachusetts. Henry David Thoreau was born in 1817 and died in 1862.
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