Walden: 150th Anniversary Edition
Author: Sarah M. Broom | Paperback
One of the most influential and compelling books in American literature, Walden is a vivid account of the years that Henry D. Thoreau spent alone in a secluded cabin at Walden Pond.
This edition--introduced by noted American writer John Updike--celebrates the perennial importance of a classic work, originally published in 1854. Much of Walden's material is derived from Thoreau's journals and contains such engaging pieces from the lively "Where I Lived, and What I Lived For" and "Brute Neighbors" to the serene "Reading" and "The Pond in the Winter." Other famous sections involve Thoreau's visits with a Canadian woodcutter and with an Irish family, a trip to Concord, and a description of his bean field.
This is the complete and authoritative text of Walden--as close to Thoreau's original intention as all available evidence allows.
Publisher: Princeton University Press | Pub Date: March 22, 2016 | Format: Paperback | Pages: 376 | Dimensions: 1.1" H x 8.4" L x 5.4" W | 1.0 lbs