Henry David Thoreau
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Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a writer and philosopher as well as a naturalist. Walden is considered his masterpiece.

Photo by Benjamin D. Maxham active 1848 - 1858 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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    • Walden

    • Life in the Woods
    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Alec Sand
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thoreau's classic account of the solitary life describes his attempts to simplify his life and sort out his priorities by living alone in a cabin beside Walden Pond for nearly two years....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Energetic but choppy presentation

    • By Dan Jensen on 03-17-10

    Regular price: $7.99

    • On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 264
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    This essay by Thoreau first published in 1849, argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule their consciences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 10:22 p.m., 10th of January, 2018

    • By Anonymous User on 01-11-18

    Regular price: $2.07

    • Walking

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Deaver Brown
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Walking is a good place to start exploring Henry David Thoreau's writing....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Brief transcendental ditty; amateurish narration

    • By Ryan on 12-19-12

    Regular price: $2.79

    • A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Patrick Cullen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1839, two years after graduating from Harvard, Henry David Thoreau and his older brother, John, took a boat-and-hiking trip from Massachusetts to the White Mountains of New Hampshire....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible narrator

    • By Su Penn on 05-21-18

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Civil Disobedience

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In 1849, Henry David Thoreau argued in his essay “Civil Disobedience” that people should not allow governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences....

    Regular price: $11.86

    • Cape Cod

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Patrick Cullen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Compiled from magazine articles published in the 1850s after his death, Cape Cod details several short trips Thoreau made to "the bare and bended arm of Massachusetts"....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Autumnal Tints

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Brett Barry
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In this classic essay, first published in 1862, Thoreau delights in fall's foliage and reveals both a practical and philosophical understanding of the changing environment....

    Regular price: $6.26

    • Faith in a Seed

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Philip Hoffman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Faith in a Seed contains the hitherto unpublished work "The Dispersion of Seeds", one of Henry D. Thoreau's last important research....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Walden ou la vie dans les bois

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Arnaud Romain
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
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    En 1845, Henry David Thoreau part vivre dans une cabane construite de ses propres mains, au bord de l'étang de Walden, dans le Massachusetts...

    Regular price: $26.02

    • Cape Cod

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
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    In the early 1850s, Henry David Thoreau took many meditative walks along the coast....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Painful!

    • By Elizabeth on 09-27-17

    Regular price: $29.40

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