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It is amazing how different a familiar book over 150 years old looks in facsimile as the earliest readers saw it. I take pleasure in having been able to read the text without all of the ... Read full review
Thoreau details a sort of transcendental enlightenment while in the woods, although I don't think being in the woods was completely necessary for his enlightenment. For him, it was apparent being in the woods for 2 years was necessary for him to write the book, not to experience such profoundness in the present moment. Great book, everyone should read this before the age of 20.