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If there is such a thing as an Americana pilgrimage, it must be to Concord. One brilliant Columbus Day, John Mitchell made just such a pilgrimage, from an ancient burial site, along the Great Road followed during the Revolution by the minutemen, fifteen miles to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and the home not only of Thoreau but of Hawthorne, the Alcotts, and Emerson. Along the way of this delightful narrative, natural and human history converge and we begin to understand what is meant by a sense of place and why this landscape is our countrys sacred site.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780201154870
ISBN-10: 0201154870
Format: Paperback
(220mm x 135mm x 22mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Perseus Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 11-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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