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“Deliberate Living: The Challenge of Walden in the 21st Century.” by Professor Laura Walls

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States

Thoreau's Walden remains one of the most-read and most-taught classics of American literature, yet it remains one of the most challenging of books. Why did Thoreau go to the woods? What did he learn there? And why didn't he stay? These questions puzzled Thoreau himself, and his quest to compose answers that would bear the full weight of his life and thought led to the publication of Walden--which in turn led him to reach beyond his local audience and down

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