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Walden, or Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau
Narrated by: Robert Bethune
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Noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau spent two years, two months, and two days chronicling his near-isolation in the small cabin he built in the woods near Walden Pond on land owned by his mentor, the father of Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Immersing himself in nature and solitude, Thoreau sought to develop a greater understanding of society amidst a life of self-reliance and simplicity. Originally published in 1854, Walden remains one of the most celebrated works in American literature. This version of Walden, or Life in the Woods was recorded as part of Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.

Public Domain (P)2017 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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  • 11-02-2018

Deeply beautiful and philosophical

What an amazing book to read in 2018 it’s a truly life changing book Enjoy!

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An excellent reading

Walden is a book better listened to than read (I think), and this was an excellent narration.

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  • 06-10-2021

inspiration

overall very good, bit heavy in places but an enjoyable listen, shows how little has really changed in the last 170 years

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