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The Overstory

The Overstory

A Novel

Pre-loaded Audiobook - 2018
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The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fable that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. 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 and five other strangers, each summoned in different ways by trees, are brought together in a last and violent stand to save the continent's few remaining acres of virgin forest. There is a world alongside ours-vast, slow, interconnected, 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
Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2018
ISBN: 9781980008637
1980008639
Characteristics: 1 sound media player (23 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in
digital,non-volatile flash memory
audio file
ACELP
Alternative Title: Over story

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