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Canoeing in the Wilderness

Canoeing in the Wilderness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Thoreau, Henry David

At the time Thoreau made this wilderness canoe trip he was forty years old. The record of the journey is the latter half of his The Maine Woods, which is perhaps the finest idyl of the forest ever written. It is particularly charming in its blending of meditative and poetic fanci...es with the minute description of the voyager's experiences. The chief attraction that inspired Thoreau to make the trip was the primitiveness of the region. Here was a vast tract of almost virgin woodland, peopled only with a few loggers and pioneer farmers, Indians, and wild animals. No one could have been better fitted than Thoreau to enjoy such a region and to transmit his enjoyment of it to others.
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ISBN 9781695158610
Released NZ 24 Sep 2019
Publisher Independently Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781695158610
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Independently Published
Imprint Independently Published
Released 24 Sep 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Thoreau, Henry David
Category Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Travel & Holiday Guides
Number of Pages 314
Dimensions Width: 127mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 917.412504
Weight 340g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Travel & Holiday Guides: General
ONIX Text General/trade

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