The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

by David George Haskell

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ISBN-13: 9780143111306
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/03/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 59,802
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Haskell’s work integrates scientific, literary, and contemplative studies of the natural world. He is a professor of biology and environmental studies at the University of the South and a Guggenheim Fellow. His 2012 book The Forest Unseen was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, and won the 2013 Best Book Award from the National Academies, the National Outdoor Book Award, and the Reed Environmental Writing Award.  Along with his scholarly research, he has published essays, op-eds, and poetry.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Part I

Ceibo 3

Balsam Fir 31

Sabal Palm 59

Green Ash 83

Interlude: Mitsumata 98

Part 2

Hazel 107

Redwood and Ponderosa Pine 124

Interlude: Maple 155

Part 3

Cottonwood 163

Gallery Pear 188

Olive 215

Japanese White Pine 241

Acknowledgments 253

Bibliography 259

Index 281

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