The Maine Woods
by Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Boston Houghton 1890
Number of pages: 352
Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe by moonlight, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. Thoreau captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit.
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