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Book Description

Thoreau's Walden, ostensibly a simple account of a year spent
alone in a cabin by a pond in the woods, is one of the most
influential and complex books in American literature. After eight
years in the writing,the first edition of 1854 was largely ignored,
and it was not reprinted until 1862, the year of Thoreau's death. But
by 1900 Walden was acclaimed by many as a cl... More
Book Information
PublisherPrinceton University Press
BindingHardcover (101 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages420
Publication Date07/01/1971
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About Henry David Thoreau (Author) : Henry David Thoreau is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Henry David Thoreau include Walden, Henry David's House.
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About J. Lyndon Shanley (Editor) : J. Lyndon Shanley is a published editor and an author. Published credits of J. Lyndon Shanley include Walden (Writings of Henry D. Thoreau).
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