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The overstory

The overstory

Powers, Richard, 1957- author

Nine strangers, each in different ways, become summoned by trees, brought together in a last stand to save the continent's few remaining acres of virgin forest. 'The Overstory' unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fable, ranging from antebellum New York to the late-20th-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond, revealing a world alongside our own - vast, slow, resourceful, magnificently inventive, and almost invisible to us. This is the story of a handful of people who learn how to see that world, and who are drawn up into its unfolding catastrophe

Hardback, Book. English. General.
Published London: William Heinemann, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Richard Powers
ISBN: 1785151630, 9781785151637
Physical Description: 502 pages ; 24 cm