Being Henry David
Being Henry David
Being Henry David

Being Henry David

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Brand: Albert Whitman Teen
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Seventeen-year-old Hank has found himself at Penn Station in New York City with no memory of anything who he is, where he came from, why hes running away. His only possession is a worn copy of Walden, by Henry David Thoreau. And so he becomes Henry Davidor Hank and takes first to the streets, and then to the only destination he can think ofWalden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. Cal Armisteads remarkable debut novel is about a teen in search of himself. Hank begins to piece together recollections from his past. The only way Hank can discover his present is to face up to the realities of his grievous memories. He must come to terms with the tragedy of his past, to stop running, and to find his way home.

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