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Cover Design: Kathy Haasch.
Cover Credits: Henry David Thoreau, Abigail Rorer; Walden Tracks, Corinne H. Smith.


Westward I Go Free: 
Tracing Thoreau's Last Journey

By Corinne Hosfeld Smith
With a Foreword by Laura Dassow Walls

Published in 2012 by Green Frigate Books
(now handled by Libri Publishing)
ISBN 978-1927043301
460-page paperback   $28.95

In 1861, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
embarked on a “Journey West” with Horace
Mann, Jr.  The duo used railroads and riverboats to travel from Massachusetts to Minnesota and back. The details of this last, longest, and least-known of Thoreau’s excursions have been veiled in mystery … until now. Westward I Go Free is the story of two 19th-century men and the 21st-century woman who was determined
to follow their 4,000+-mile path.

Order now through The Thoreau Society's Shop at Walden Pond,
Indiebound (independent bookstores), Amazon, Barnes and Noble,
Books-a-Million, or Libri Publishing.

(Booksellers can order through IPG.)

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