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The wood from the trees

Richard Jefferies

The wood from the trees

by Richard Jefferies

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Published by Pilot Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry.,
  • Timber.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Jefferies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD431 .J4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14174697M
    LC Control Number45007124

    About The Wood for the Trees. From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant “biography” of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence A few years ago, award-winning scientist Richard Fortey purchased four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England. “The Wood for the Trees” is one year’s biography, chaptered by months, of this 4-acre landscape. Prepare to get down on your hands and knees, to get dirty, to have the briars catch your skin.

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    Across the River and Into the Trees is a novel by American writer Ernest Hemingway, published by Charles Scribner's Sons in , after first being serialized in Cosmopolitan magazine earlier that year. The title is derived from the last words of U.S. Civil War Confederate General Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson: “Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.”. About this book. Trees Beyond the Wood was written for a conference organised to celebrate twenty years of work since the first major conference on the theme of ancient trees and woodlands held in Sheffield, UK. It was held almost ten years after the landmark Working and Walking in the Footsteps of Ghosts event which started to raise issues and challenge assumptions about what is.


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