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Cape Cod (Classic Reprint)

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  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Pages:380
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):1.4
  • Dimensions (in):6 x 0.9 x 9
  • Publication Date:August 10, 2012
  • ASIN:B0094MVQ9O

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Synopsis
Although the activities of sixty-five years have done much to change the aspect of Cape Cod since Thoreau made his first visit in 1849, yet the visitor of to-day who follows in his footsteps may gather many of the same impressions and experience many of the same conditions. Thoreau traveled by rail to Sandwich, thence by stage-coach to Orleans, and from there walked to Provincetown. The visitor to-day may travel the entire distance by train, or he may, preferably, glide over the well-oiled roads at a rapid pace in an automobile; but if he wishes to see things with the eyes of Thoreau he must do neither of these, but get an old-fashioned horse and buggy and travel over some of the sandy roads among the scraggly pitch pines and shrub oaks, or walk along the seashore through the sand, as Thoreau did, stopping at frequent intervals to empty his shoes. A journey of this kind is really necessary to enable one to get the full flavor of Thoreau s Cape Cod.
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