Cape Cod

Cape Cod

by Henry David Thoreau


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Thoreau's compelling account of the region's plants, animals, topography, weather, and people features captivating tales of exploration, settlement, and survival. "Unquestionably the best book that has ever been written about Cape Cod." — Walter Harding.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486434933
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 03/19/2004
Series: Dover Value Editions Series
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 246,942
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Essayist, poet, and philosopher, Henry David Thoreau (1817–62) ranks among America's foremost nature writers. The Concord, Massachusetts native spent most of his life observing the natural world of New England, and his thoughts on leading a simple, independent life are captured in his best-known work, Walden.

Date of Birth:

July 12, 1817

Date of Death:

May 6, 1862

Place of Birth:

Concord, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Concord, Massachusetts


Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837

Table of Contents

IThe Shipwreck3
IIStage-Coach Views21
IIIThe Plains of Nauset35
IVThe Beach65
VThe Wellfleet Oysterman91
VIThe Beach Again117
VIIAcross the Cape149
VIIIThe Highland Light174
IXThe Sea and the Desert205

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I read this book when I was in school and I always want a copy of it. So now I have it!
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This is a poorly digitized copy without any corrections to the scanning errors.
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