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3 edition of The Maine Woods found in the catalog.

The Maine Woods

by Henry David Thoreau

  • 343 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24260643M
ISBN 109781436263351, 9781436264945

My Life in the Maine Woods recounts Jackson’s experiences during the s when she, her husband, and their children lived in a small cabin on the shore of Umsaskis Lake. Jackson, an avid sportswoman and nature lover, writes of hunting, fishing, campfire cooking, and the sounds of the wilderness through the seasons. North Maine Woods has raised the minimum age that requires visitors to pay fees from age fifteen to age eighteen for both the North Maine Woods and the KI Jo-Mary Forest. There has been a trend towards fewer young people hunting, fishing, canoeing and camping in the Maine woods, so perhaps this change will have a positive impact on this trend.

  The Maine Woods, Thoreau’s best-known book after Walden, is now available for the first time in a lavishly produced, fully annotated gift-book edition “On the 31st of August, , I left Concord in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backwoods of Maine”—thus begins The Maine Woods, the evocative story of Thoreau’s journeys through a familiar yet untouched land.   Woods And Lakes of Maine - Annotated Edition: A Trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch-Bark Canoe (Paperback or Softback) by Hubbard, Lucius L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

  The Stranger in the Woods (Knopf, pp., *** out of four stars) is Michael Finkel’s intriguing account of Knight’s capture and confessions, and while it . Fiction Set in Maine. The books listed here are set completely or partially in real or imaginary places in the state of Maine. They're in alphabetical order by author, with links to author entries on the Maine Writers Index at the Maine State Library, if applicable (not all books set in Maine are written by Maine authors).


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The Maine Woods by Henry David Thoreau Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Woods was made to celebrate a special part of Maine reserved for those willing to explore beyond traditional getaways. Soak in fresh mountain air from your high-end home tucked in the trees. Discover everything you never knew to dream.

Sadly the Maine woods were not pristine at the time of Thoreau's journeys. There were scars of loggers, who mainly came for pine trees, along Thoreau's entire route. His journeys also include a hired Indian and Thoreau has recorded Indian names for lakes, rivers, plants and such.

Judging by this book, Thoreau has not a lick of humor, so don't Cited by:   In the late s and early s, I use to rent a cabin, summers on Moosehead Lake, near Greenville, Maine. Great little town and of course I became aware of the B crash on Elephant Mountain back in This book finally answers my questions on what happened that day and the remains of the aircraft still there 57 years later/5(16).

The Maine Woods is one of several excursion books by Henry David Thoreau. The copy presented here is the first book edition, published in the United States in Two of the sections had previously appeared in print: "Ktaadn" was published in The Union Magazine, (New York,) inand "Chesuncook" in the Atlantic Monthly, in The final.

The first edition of You Alone in the Maine Woods, the Lost Hunter’s Guide, was created in and it was most recently updated in This guide teaches outdoor enthusiasts how to be prepared for a trek in the Maine woods and makes them aware of procedures to follow should they become lost or injured.

The Maine Woods. by Henry D. Thoreau. Ktaadn. ON THE 31ST OF AUGUST,I left Concord in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backwoods of Maine, by way of the railroad and steamboat, intending to accompany a relative of mine engaged in the lumber-trade in Bangor, as far as a dam on the west branch of the Penobscot, in which property he was.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Maine Woods by Henry David Thoreau at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. The Maine Woods is a classic treatise about author Henry David Thoreau's experiences in the forests of Maine.

Now in a redesigned edition celebrating years in print with a foreword by Thoreau scholar Richard Francis Fleck 1/5(2). The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has been distributing a little orange book called You Alone in the Maine Woods for Maine outdoor enthusiasts sinceand updating it over the years as necessary.

They pack a lot of useful information in 67 pages, illustrations, survival tips, etc. The book is small and light enough that it’s easy to toss in your. From the point of view of the game warden who caught him inChristopher Thomas Knight, 47, looked nothing like a fellow who’d spent 27 years alone in the Maine woods.

The Maine Woods The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 03 (of 20) Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: New England: Subject: Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography Subject: Maine -- Description and travel Subject: Piscataquis County (Me.) -- Description and travel Subject.

Into the woods: how one man survived alone in the wilderness for 27 years Evergreen forest in fog Lower Hadlock Pond trail Acadia National Park Maine USA. Posthumously published inThe Maine Woods depicts Henry David Thoreau’s experiences in the forests of Maine, and expands on the author’s transcendental theories on the relation of humanity to Nature.

On Mount Katahdin, he faces a primal, untamed Nature. Katahdin is a place “not even scarred by man, but it was a specimen of what God saw /5(3). From his phenomenal collection of o articles and stories of the Maine Woods, Steve Pinkham has selected many of the most exciting and old hunting and fishing tales, as well as stories of animal encounters, lumbering, canoe trips, and even a few ghost stories for this book/5.

Buy a cheap copy of A Year in the Maine Woods book by Bernd Heinrich. Heinrich's dream was to focus on one small place and get to know it in intimate detail.

He cut the logs for a cabin in the woods, dragging them into place with Free shipping over $/5(5). Maine Woods Inn at Vacationland Inns is rated "Good" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee.

We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(). Christopher Thomas Knight (born December 7, ), also known as the North Pond Hermit, is a former recluse and burglar who lived without human contact (with two very brief exceptions) for 27 years between and in the North Pond area of Maine's Belgrade Lakes.

During his seclusion, Knight lived within a mile of summer cabins in a crude camp he built in a well Nationality: American. The Maine Woods is classic Thoreau: a personal story of exterior and interior discoveries in a natural setting — all conveyed in taut, masterly prose.

Thoreau’s evocative renderings of the life of the primitive forest — its mountains, waterways, fauna, flora, and inhabitants — are timeless and valuable on their own.

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Works of Henry David Thoreau Cape Cod Walden a Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers the Maine Woods by Thoreau, Henry David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About The Maine Woods “What a wilderness walk for a man to take alone.

Here was traveling of the old heroic kind over the unaltered face of nature.” -Henry David Thoreau Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine.

We would love to expand the “What Will My Woods Look Like” library of before/during/after picture sets with your photos. Photo Location. Please try to take all the shots in the series from the same point of view, same angle, same zoom, similar light conditions, etc.

I must thank Tommy Carbone for republishing Lucius Hubbard’s book, Woods and Lakes of Maine, which was originally published in I think Tommy must have put a lot of effort into this book, which includes fascinating drawings and lots of maps. Hubbard’s amazing journey took him miles through the Maine woods from Moosehead Lake to Canada.North Maine Woods, Ashland: Address, Phone Number, North Maine Woods Reviews: //5(5).