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The wild trees : a story of passion and daring

Author: Richard Preston
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, 04/1.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Famous for immersing himself in his subjects, Preston turns his considerable writing talents to the fascinating study of wild tree canopies. To research this book, Preston learned how to climb giant trees, camped out in them, and interviewed countless forestry experts to offer listeners an in-depth examination of how and why these giant trees should be preserved.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Preston
ISBN: 9780739327104 0739327100
OCLC Number: 82139228
Description: 432 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Richard Preston ; maps and illustrations by Andrew Joslin.

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Famous for immersing himself in his subjects, Preston turns his considerable writing talents to the fascinating study of wild tree canopies. To research this book, Preston learned how to climb giant trees, camped out in them, and interviewed countless forestry experts to offer listeners an in-depth examination of how and why these giant trees should be preserved.

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