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The Resource Expect great things : the life and search of Henry David Thoreau, by Kevin Dann

Expect great things : the life and search of Henry David Thoreau, by Kevin Dann

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Expect great things : the life and search of Henry David Thoreau
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Expect great things
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the life and search of Henry David Thoreau
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by Kevin Dann
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eng
Summary
"To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this thrilling, meticulous biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by capturing the full arc of Thoreau's life as a mystic, spiritual seeker, and explorer in transcendental realms. This sweeping, epic biography of Henry David Thoreau sees Thoreau's world as the mystic himself saw it: filled with wonder and mystery; Native American myths and lore; wood sylphs, nature spirits, and fairies; battles between good and evil; and heroic struggles to live as a natural being in an increasingly synthetic world. Above all, Expect Great Things critically and authoritatively captures Thoreau's simultaneously wild and intellectually keen sense of the mystical, mythical, and supernatural. Other historians have skipped past or undervalued these aspects of Thoreau's life. In this groundbreaking work, historian and naturalist Kevin Dann restores Thoreau's esoteric visions and explorations to their rightful place as keystones of the man himself"--
Summary
"To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by capturing the fullarc of Thoreau's life as a mystic, spiritual seeker, and explorer in transcendental realms
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individual biography
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10548440
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DLC
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  • 818.309
  • 920
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no index present
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non fiction
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adult
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the life and search of Henry David Thoreau
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Expect great things : the life and search of Henry David Thoreau, by Kevin Dann
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nc
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text
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Contents
Declarations of independence -- Seeing the unseen -- Prodigies and wonders -- A turning point in time -- "What You Commonly See Is but Half" -- Expansion and contraction -- Faith in a seed
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sky2ocm83594546
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780399184666
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(hardback)
Lccn
2016023294
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Label
Expect great things : the life and search of Henry David Thoreau, by Kevin Dann
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Declarations of independence -- Seeing the unseen -- Prodigies and wonders -- A turning point in time -- "What You Commonly See Is but Half" -- Expansion and contraction -- Faith in a seed
Control code
sky2ocm83594546
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780399184666
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016023294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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