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The Resource Henry David Thoreau : a life, Laura Dassow Walls

Henry David Thoreau : a life, Laura Dassow Walls

Label
Henry David Thoreau : a life
Title
Henry David Thoreau
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Laura Dassow Walls
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the life of the extraordinary poet, best known for his meditations on nature at Walden Pond, who also spent time with good friend and neighbor Ralph Waldo Emerson and worked as a manual laborer, an inventor and a radical political activist
Writing style
Award
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 2017.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10569619
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walls, Laura Dassow
Dewey number
  • 818/.309
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3053
LC item number
.W28 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • Authors, American
  • Naturalists
  • Authors, American
  • Naturalists
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Henry David Thoreau : a life, Laura Dassow Walls
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: land of the grass-ground river -- The making of Thoreau. Concord sons and daughters ; Higher learning from Concord to Harvard (1826-1837) ; Transcendental apprentice (1837-1841) ; "Not till we are lost" (1842-1844) -- The making of Walden. "Walden, is it you?" (1845-1847) ; A writer's life (1847-1849) ; From Concord to Cosmos: Thoreau's turn to science (1849-1851) ; The beauty of nature, the baseness of men (1852-1854) -- Successions. Walden-on-Main (1854-1857) ; Wild fruits (1857-1859) ; A constant new creation (1860-1862)
Control code
ocn958779908
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 615 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780226344690
Lccn
2016053416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)958779908
Label
Henry David Thoreau : a life, Laura Dassow Walls
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: land of the grass-ground river -- The making of Thoreau. Concord sons and daughters ; Higher learning from Concord to Harvard (1826-1837) ; Transcendental apprentice (1837-1841) ; "Not till we are lost" (1842-1844) -- The making of Walden. "Walden, is it you?" (1845-1847) ; A writer's life (1847-1849) ; From Concord to Cosmos: Thoreau's turn to science (1849-1851) ; The beauty of nature, the baseness of men (1852-1854) -- Successions. Walden-on-Main (1854-1857) ; Wild fruits (1857-1859) ; A constant new creation (1860-1862)
Control code
ocn958779908
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 615 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780226344690
Lccn
2016053416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)958779908

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