Get A Mind with Wings: The Story of Henry David Thoreau PDF

By Gerald Hausman

ISBN-10: 1590302281

ISBN-13: 9781590302286

it is July four, 1845. A soft-spoken younger guy named Henry David Thoreau has conscientiously developed a small, easy cabin within the woods overlooking Walden Pond. For the following years, his closest partners could be the chickadees, the woodchucks, and the quiet pines of the Walden Woods.

Henry is twenty-eight years previous, and his lifestyles has now not been effortless. His brother John—his closest pal and companion—has died. the single lady he ever enjoyed has rejected him. in this day he has come to Walden looking for truth—not the reality taught in colleges or in church, however the fact he can consider residing deep inside of him.

Henry opens his magazine and starts off to write down:

I went to the woods simply because i needed to
dwell intentionally, to entrance purely the fundamental
evidence of existence, and spot if i couldn't
research what it needed to educate, and never,
whilst I got here to die, detect that I had now not lived.

Follow Henry into the woods and out again—through a brave American existence that has replaced our global for the better.

For a long time 12 and up.

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