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Wildwood

A Journey Through Trees
Deakin, Roger (Book - 2009)
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Wildwood
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Accompanying famed British nature writer Deakin through the woods of Britain, Europe, Kazakhstan, and Australia in search of what lies behind man's profound and enduring connection with trees. Deakin lives in forest shacks, goes "coppicing" in Suffolk, swims beneath the walnut trees of the Haut-Languedoc, and hunts bushplums with Aboriginal women in the outback. Along the way, he ferrets out the mysteries of woods, detailing the life stories of the timber beams composing his Elizabethan house and searching for the origin of the apple.
Authors: Deakin, Roger
Title: Wildwood
a journey through trees
Published: New York : Free Press, 2009.
Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Characteristics: xii, 390 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Summary: Accompanying famed British nature writer Deakin through the woods of Britain, Europe, Kazakhstan, and Australia in search of what lies behind man's profound and enduring connection with trees. Deakin lives in forest shacks, goes "coppicing" in Suffolk, swims beneath the walnut trees of the Haut-Languedoc, and hunts bushplums with Aboriginal women in the outback. Along the way, he ferrets out the mysteries of woods, detailing the life stories of the timber beams composing his Elizabethan house and searching for the origin of the apple.
Local Note: 1
ISBN: 1416593624
9781416593621
Branch Call Number: 508.3152 DEA
Statement of Responsibility: Roger Deakin
Subject Headings: Human-plant relationships. Forests and forestry. Trees.
Topical Term: Human-plant relationships.
Forests and forestry.
Trees.
LCCN: 2008026739
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Jul 09, 2014
  • tmb83 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Deakin changed the way that I look at trees and the natural world around me.

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