9780140170139

The Maine Woods

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  • ISBN13:

    9780140170139

  • ISBN10:

    0140170138

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1988-08-01
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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Summary

With Abnaki guides, Thoreau climbed Mt. Katahdin and hiked deep into the Maine woods to places where one "might live and die and never hear of the United States". His accurate, evocative descriptions still reflect his belief that man himself is a part of the natural world.

Author Biography

Paul Theroux is a novelist and travel writer. His most recent book is The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro and Other Stories. Among his other books are the novels Chicago Loop and Mosquito Coast. He lives on Cape Cod and in Hawaii.

Table of Contents

Map of the Maine Woodsp. viii
Introductionp. ix
Ktaadnp. 3
Chesuncookp. 84
The Allegash and East Branchp. 157
Appendixp. 298
Trees
Flowers and Shrubs
List of Plants
List of Birds
Quadrupeds
Outfit for an Excursion
A List of Indian Words
Indexp. 327
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