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  • Series: Meditations (Wilderness)
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Wilderness Press (February 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0899973213
  • ISBN-13: 978-0899973210
  • Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 4.6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #875,484 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Chris Highland has chosen 6 thoughtful Thoreau quotations and placed them alongside the wisdom words of writers, philosophers, and teachers from around the world. Bound in a lovely and compact format, the book totes easily along in your pocket, backpack, or picnic basket. Solitude never felt so cozy. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Carol on November 30, 2003
Format: Paperback
This simple yet lovely small book is easy to pick up and read, whether before beginning the day or retiring at night. Everyone who delights in the outdoors and enjoys reading nature writers needs a copy of this book. And the price is right! Be immersed again in the wise words of Thoreau and other thoughtful spiritual teachers.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By L. M. Dunn on January 4, 2005
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This a wonderful book. It certainly can be read very quickly, but why would you want to? Take your time and enjoy the words on the pages. See and feel the beauty in all things the way Thoreau did. After reading a selection from the book, I always came away with good feelings, very serene. I will likely read it again and again. I've just recently moved to Oregon where it is lush and beatiful. My change of scenery may have given me a somewhat, Thoreau, perspective, but then, that's the idea, isn't it? Judge for yourself.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Jesse Bartlett on April 24, 2008
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I have bought the other books in this series with Emerson, Whitman and Muir and this one by far is the best! I am not sure if I connected so much with Thoreau's writing style or if his thoughts just were more impactful to the soul but I loved this book. Each meditation is to be read and really pondered over to get its fully impact, this isn't just a book to read to kill time but to really reflect on the deaper issues under the surface of this thing we call life. Buy it and enjoy it!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on April 7, 2013
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I have Walden Pond, but this book has one page wisdoms of Thoreau along with other writers so that they can be read one at the time per day for a daily dose of calm philosophy. Love Chris Highland's concept---I have other books in this series, also.
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