A Good Forest for Dying: The Tragic Death of a Young Man on the Front Lines of the Environmental Wars
Early on a September morning in 1998, David “Gypsy” Chain and eight fellow Earth First! activists went into the redwood forests of Scotia, California. Their loosely organized plan to protest the destruction caused by the logging industry almost immediately turned farcically tragic. A. E. Ammons, a logger for Pacific Lumber, confronted the group, threatening them in an obscenity-ridden diatribe: if they didn't leave "I'll make sure I got a tree comin' this way!" The group retreated, moving deeper into the wilderness. A short time later, just as they were attempting to confront the logger yet again, Gypsy was dead, crushed to death by a tree Ammons felled.
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A GOOD FOREST FOR DYING: The Tragic Death of a Young Man on the Front Lines of the Environmental WarsUser Review - Kirkus
A Texas journalist assembles and dissects the facts surrounding the 1998 death of David "Gypsy" Chain, an activist killed in California's Humboldt County Redwood forest when a logger felled a tree ... Read full review
Review: A Good Forest for Dying: The Tragic Death of a Young Man on the Front Lines of the Environmental WarsUser Review - Geun Ho - ISB Lee - Goodreads
I have not encountered biography in quite a long time since I viewed them as a mere interpretation of the authors of well known people. However, this one was somewhat different. The moment I picked ... Read full review