Henry David Thoreau : writer, thinker, naturalist
by McCarthy, Pat, 1940-
|Format:||Print Book 2003|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Join Pat McCarthy as she explores the life of Henry David Thoreau, the nineteenth century American writer. He is remembered for his attacks on the social institutions he considered immoral and for his belief in the religious significance of nature. The essay "Civil Disobedience" is his most famous social protest. This book offers a study of Thoreau's experiment in living close to nature, is chiefly responsible for his literary fame.
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|Series||Historical American biographies.|
Thoreau, Henry David,
-- Juvenile literature.
Thoreau, Henry David, -- 1817-1862.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Naturalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow,2003
128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 126) and index.