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The Maine Woods

The Maine Woods by Henry David Thoreau
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"What a wilderness walk for a man to take alone!...Here was traveling of the old heroic kind over the unaltered face of nature." -Henry David Thoreau

Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe by moonlight, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. Taking notes constantly, Thoreau was just as likely to turn his observant eye to the habits and languages of the Abnaki Indians or the arduous life of the logger as he was to the workings of nature. He acutely observed the rivers, lakes, mountains, wolves, moose, and stars in the dark sky. He also told of nights sitting by the campfire, and of meeting men who communicated with each other by writing on the trunks of trees. In The Maine Woods, Thoreau captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit.


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Penguin Publishing Group; September 1988
464 pages; ISBN 9781440621499
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Title: The Maine Woods
Author: Henry David Thoreau; Edward Hoagland
 
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ISBNs
1436263352
9780140170139
9781436262828
9781436263351
9781436264945
9781440621499