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Patrick M. Reed - associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, Penn State University Park

Book Title: Emerson: The Mind on Fire

Author: Robert D. Richardson Jr.

Book Description:

This biography of Ralph Waldo Emerson provides a compelling portrait of intellectual courage that emphasizes the importance of maximizing your everyday experiences. Emerson’s life story provides a motivating example of how perseverance, friendships, and love of nature can transcend the challenges of life and expand our collective understanding of a changing world.


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