Author(s): Henry David Thoreau
This beautiful illustrated gift edition of the great American classic celebrates its 150th anniversary. In July 1845, Henry David Thoreau built a small cottage in the woods near Walden Pond, Massachusetts. During the two years spent there, he began to write Walden, his most important work, a chronicle of his communion with nature that became one of the most influential and compelling books in Western literature.
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a writer and philosopher as well as a naturalist. Walden is considered his masterpiece. Bill McKibben is the author of Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age as well as The End of Nature and The Age of Missing Information. He lives with his family in the Adirondack Mountains.