The Overstory

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"An Air Force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies, and is sent back into life by creatures of air and light. A hearing- and speech-impaired scientist discovers that trees are communicating with one another. These four, and five other strangers-each summoned in different ways by trees-are ...

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Jim R

Jun 22, 2020

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This book not only tells an excellent and compelling story, but it folds in an encyclopedic amount of eco-facts about man's relationship to and consumption of one of Nature's most vital resources-- trees. It is, at turns, maddening, tragic and hopeful. A certain wake-up call.

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