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Henry D. Thoreau. by Leon Edel

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography,
  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 44-47.

SeriesUniversity of Minnesota pamphlets on American writers ;, no. 90
LC ClassificationsPS3053 .E4
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5020670M
LC Control Number76629876

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