Ten vigorous essays vividly transport the reader to the places in New England that were most important to the great
American writer and naturalist Henry David Thoreau. Retracing Thoreau's steps from 150 years ago in a series of hikes and excursions, Tom Slayton shares Thoreau's colorful descriptions of his experiences in nature along with his own firsthand observations of the same places today, and reflects on the changes wrought by time and man. 208 pgs. paperback.