Edward Hoagland

Edward Hoagland (born December 21, 1932 in New York, New York, United States) is an author best known for his nature and travel writing.

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    Henry David Thoreau, who never earned much of a living or sustained a relationship with any woman that wasn’t brotherly—who lived mostly under his parents’ roof ... who advocated one day’s work and six days “off” as the weekly round and was considered a bit of a fool in his hometown ... is probably the American writer who tells us best how to live comfortably with our most constant companion, ourselves.
    Edward Hoagland (b. 1932)

    “And what will you leave to your own mother dear,
    Edward, Edward?
    And what will ye leave to your own mother dear,
    My dear son, now tell me, O?”
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    Many divorces are not really the result of irreparable injury but involve, instead, a desire on the part of the man or woman to shatter the setup, start out from scratch alone, and make life work for them all over again. They want the risk of disaster, want to touch bottom, see where bottom is, and, coming up, to breathe the air with relief and relish again.
    —Edward Hoagland (b. 1932)