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Walt Whitman's Guide to Manly Health and Training (Hardcover)

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A giftable, illustrated collection of quotes and pithy advice--equal parts self-help and grooming guide--by quintessential American poet and writer Walt Whitman.

In 1858, famed American author Walt Whitman penned a series of newspaper columns under a pseudonym on the subject of "manly health and training," shortly before his landmark third edition of Leaves of Grass was published. Recently discovered for the first time in 150 years, the fascinating manifesto contains the renowned poet's advice and musings on topics such as diet, exercise, grooming, alcohol, dancing, sports, and more. This short collection presents more than 75 of his best quips, quotes, and extracts on healthy living, all in Whitman's signature lyrical prose style.

About the Author


WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892) was an American poet, essayist, and journalist whose work--including the seminal Leaves of Grass--is some of the most important and influential of the American canon.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780399579486
ISBN-10: 0399579486
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: April 4th, 2017
Pages: 128
Language: English
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