"In wildness is the preservation of the world," from Henry David Thoreau

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Ballantine Books, 1974 - Literary Criticism - 144 pages
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Originally published in 1962 and reprinted often since, this popular work combines the nature photography of Porter with short excerpts from the writings of Thoreau. The fresh reproductions in this ... Read full review


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American author, naturalist, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) is best known for his book Walden and his essay Civil Disobedience. His lasting contributions to American literature focus on natural history, self-sufficient living, and individuality.

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