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Wild fruits : Thoreau's rediscovered last manuscript

Author: Henry David Thoreau; Bradley P Dean; Abigail Rorer
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2001, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thoreau presents information about the "'unnoticed wild berry whose beauty annually lends a new charm to some wild walk, '" along with what "may be considered Thoreau's last will and testament, in which he protests our desecration of the landscape, reflects on the importance of preserving wild space 'for instruction and recreation, ' and envisions a new American scripture."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Bradley P Dean; Abigail Rorer
ISBN: 0393321150 9780393321159
OCLC Number: 50039996
Description: xvii, 411 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Wild Fruits --
Related Passages --
Thoreau Chronology --
Glossary of Botanical Terms --
Note on the Provenance of the Manuscript --
Manuscript Facsimile.
Responsibility: Henry David Thoreau ; edited and introduced by Bradley P. Dean ; illustrations by Abigail Rorer.
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