'Woods Burner' Explores in Fiction Thoreau's Pivotal Fire

Jackson Free Press | June 26, 2009
On April 30, 1844, Henry David Thoreau began the fire that eventually burned 300 acres of forest outside his home in Concord, Mass. Woods Burner is poet and novelist John Pipkin's fictional exploration of that event, which he paints as a turning point for Thoreau.

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