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Concord Authors
Concord Authors, Alex Moore
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Moore, Alex W., Jr. Concord Authors: Biographical Notes. Concord: Anaxagoras Publications, 1996. Booklet. 26 pp.

This handy booklet traces the lives of four of Concord's nineteenth century writers: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau and Louisa May Alcott. The timeline format clarifies the interconnectedness of these authors and their families.

A Thoreau Profile
A Thoreau Profile, Milton Meltzer, Walter Harding
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Meltzer, Milton, and Walter Harding. A Thoreau Profile. Lincoln, MA: The Thoreau Society, 1962. pbk. 310p.
Days of Henry Thoreau, Walter Harding
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The classic 1965 biography of Henry Thoreau by Thoreau Society founder Walter Harding.
Paperback edition; reprinted by Dover Press is again available.  Still one of the best and most readable of Thoreau's biographies.  6 x 9 inch format, 498 pp.
Adventures of Henry Thoreau, The - Michael Sims
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The Adventures of Henry Thoreau -- A Young Man's Unlikely Path to Walden Pond,
by Michael Sims.
The author begins this book with Thoreau's childhood, and ends when Thoreau is in his late twenties.  Much of it is derived from writings of his nineteenth century contemporaries.  In the author's words, "My own book moves toward and culminates in this turning point (Thoreau's 2 years at Walden Pond- writing of 'A Week"  and beginning of 'Walden') as a quirky but talented young man named Henry evolves into  an original and insightful writer named Thoreau."
Hardback, 6 x 9 inch format, 372 pp.
Published:  February, 2014.
My Friend, My Friend, Harmon Smith
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Smith, Harmon. My Friend, My Friend: The Story of Thoreau's Relationship with Emerson. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2001. 216 pp. Paperback.

A look into the intellectual and personal friendship between Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Henry D. Thoreau: Educational Philosophy

Henry D.Thoreau: His Educational Philosophy and Observation of Nature
By Michiko Ono, Ph.D.
Recently published in Japan (2013) the author states: "The main purpose of this study was to shed light on an element of Thoreau's literary work that has not been given due critical attention in the past: his ideas about the close interconnectedness between human beings and nature, or his educational philosophy."
Part I:  Prologue
Part II:  Thoreau as Teacher and his Personality
Part III:  Thoreau's Views on Nature and Art
Part IV:  Thoreau's Views on the Seasons
Part V:  Epilogue and Conclusion
Hard Cover, 6 x 9 inch format, 247 pp.
Life of Henry David Thoreau, George Hendrick, Willene Hendrick, and Fritz Oehlschlaeger
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Life of Henry David Thoreau by Henry S. Salt
Edited by George Hendrick, Willene Hendrick, and Fritz Oehlschlaeger
University of Illinois Press, 150 pp. P.B.
Thoreau's Complex Weave, Linck C. Johnson
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Thoreau's Complex Weave: The Writing of "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers", with the Text of the First Draft.
Linck C. Johnson traces the growth of "A Week" from its inception to publication, focusing on how Thoreau constructed his first book, analyzing the impact of events on its emerging form and underlying structure, and discussing the relationship between its design and the overall pattern of his early literary career.
Hard cover (with dust jacket), 6 x 9 inch format, 490 pp.
Thoreau in His Own Time, Sandra H. Petrulionis
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Edited by Sandra H. Petrulionis
A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Memoirs, and Interviews by Friends and Associates (Writers of his time).
Published March, 2012.  Paper Back, 6 x 9 inch format, 239 pp.
Concord Quartet, Samuel A. Schreiner, Jr.
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Hard Cover Edition by Samuel A. Schreiner, Jr.
Alcott, Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, and the friendship that freed the American mind.  From the start of transcendentalism and America's intellectual renaissance in the 1830's, to the Civil War and beyond, this is the story of four extraordinary frinds living in Concord whose lives shaped a nation.
Out of Print, but we have a few used copies in very good condition.