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Product Description: Walden’s Shore explores Thoreau’s understanding of the “living rock” on which life’s complexity depends―not as metaphor but as physical science. Robert Thorson’s subject is Thoreau the rock and mineral collector, interpreter of landscapes, and field scientist, whose compass and measuring stick were as important to him as his plant press...read more

Hardcover:

9780674724785 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 6, 2014, cover price $31.50 | About this edition: "Let us settle ourselves, and work and wedge our feet downward," Thoreau invites his readers in Walden, "till we come to a hard bottom and rocks in place, which we can call reality.

Paperback:

9780674088184 | Harvard Univ Pr, September 7, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Walden’s Shore explores Thoreau’s understanding of the “living rock” on which life’s complexity depends―not as metaphor but as physical science.

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Product Description: The geology, ecology, and cultural history of kettle lakes from Maine to Montana. Lakes are a beloved part of the American landscape, and kettles are the most common type, spanning the northern part of the country from New England to the High Plains...read more

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9780802716453 | Walker & Co, May 19, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The geology, ecology, and cultural history of kettle lakes from Maine to Montana.

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Presents a geo-archeological study of New England's stone walls exploring how they were built, their physical properties, and the function and structure of the walls. (view table of contents)

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9780802713940 | Walker & Co, October 1, 2002, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Presents a geo-archeological study of New England's stone walls exploring how they were built, their physical properties, and the function and structure of the walls.

Paperback:

9780802776877 | Reprint edition (Walker & Co, March 1, 2004), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Presents a geo-archeological study of New England's stone walls exploring how they were built, their physical properties, and the function and structure of the walls.

As he and his grandson walk along the stone walls surrounding his New England farm, an old man shares stories about the geologic history of the stones as well as some of the memories they hold for him.

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9780606337458 | Demco Media, June 1, 2001, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: As he and his grandson walk along the stone walls surrounding his New England farm, an old man shares stories about the geologic history of the stones as well as some of the memories they hold for him.

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