Giants in the Earth by Peter Johnstone
The California Redwoods

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The redwood tree has long been the national icon for nature and conservation, and few natural wonders has stimulated so much writing. This highly illustrated literary anthology, with diverse selections—stories, poems, natural history writing, and articles about contemporary conservation issues—that span more than 300 years, provides a unique and complete view of the tree’s place in history and the imagination. With over fifty photographs, paintings, lithographs, and other graphics.

About Peter Johnstone

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Johnstone is a writer, researcher, and sixth generation Californian who grew up not far from the Giant Forest. He studied history and music at the University of California-Berkeley. Peter E. Palmquist was a researcher and author or editor of some fifty books and monographs before his death in 2003. Thomas R. Kailbourn is an independent researcher and writer.
Published October 1, 2001 by Heyday Books. 384 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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