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- Publication Date:July 13, 2011
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Originally given as part of a lecture in 1851, "Walking" was later published posthumously as an essay in the Atlantic Monthly in 1862. Now being a chief text in the environmental movement, Henry David Thoreau's "Walking" places man not separate from Nature and Wildness but within it and lyrically describes the ever beckoning call that draws us to explore and find ourselves lost in the beauty of the forests, rivers, and fields. A meandering ode to the simple act and accomplished art of taking a walk, Walking is profound and humorous, companionable and curmudgeonly. Written by America's first nature writer, it is your personal and portable guide to the activity that, like no other, awakens the senses and soul to the 'absolute freedom and wildness' of nature.
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