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Author Sims, Michael, 1958-

Title The adventures of Henry Thoreau : a young man's unlikely path to Walden Pond / by Michael Sims.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2014.

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 Moore Stacks  PS3053 .S58 2014    Available  ---
Edition First U.S. Edition.
Description x, 372 pages ; 22 cm
Summary "The Adventures of Henry Thoreau-chronicling the ten years in his life beginning with Harvard in 1837 and ending as he walked away from Walden Pond after living in his long dreamed-of cabin for only two years--tells the dramatic (and at times heartbreaking) story of how a troubled young man found a meaningful life in a tempestuous era"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-360) and index.
Contents Dancing on the ice -- pt. I. Reflection. Behind the stars ; Seek your fortune ; More beautiful than useful ; Meadow River ; The new schoolmaster ; Savage brothers ; God and nature face to face -- pt. II. Shadow. How comic is simplicity ; We can teach you ; No remedy for love ; Give her a kiss for me ; My friend's little brother ; Log cabins and cider ; Melodies and inventions ; Near to the world of spirits -- pt. III. Echo. Hawthorne's new boat ; A skating party ; Staten Island ; Fire ; A poor man's house ; Favored by the gods ; Death on the river ; Living fireworks ; Luncheon at the cabin ; My muse, my brother ; A night in jail ; Chaos and ancient night -- After the cabin.
Subject Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Authors, American.
United States.
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Biography.
ISBN 1620401959 (hardback)
9781620401958 (hardback)