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Walden

Walden

This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle.  Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets.  Download the app for your device and start reading for free. ‘This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.’ 'Walden opens with a simple announcement that Thoreau spent two years in Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts, living a simple life supported by no one. He says that he now resides among the civilized again; the episode was clearly both experimental and temporary. The first chapter, “Economy,” is a manifesto of social thought and meditations on domestic management, and in it Thoreau sketches out his ideals as he describes his pond... Show More
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