Enduring Roots: Encounters with Trees, History, and the American Landscape
Trees are the grandest and most beautiful plant creations on earth. From their shade-giving, arching branches and strikingly diverse bark to their complex root systems, trees represent shelter, stability, place, and community as few other living objects can.
Enduring Roots tells the stories of historic American trees, including the oak, the apple, the cherry, and the oldest of the world's trees, the bristlecone pine. These stories speak of our attachment to the land, of our universal and eternal need to leave a legacy, and demonstrate that the landscape is a gift, to be both received and, sometimes, tragically, to be destroyed.
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ENDURING ROOTS: Encounters with Trees, History, and the American LandscapeUser Review - Kirkus
An affectionate appreciation of trees and their place in the American landscape, expressed through the stories of individual trees. Samuels, whose collection of tree stories began as her master's ... Read full review
Enduring roots: encounters with trees, history and the American landscapeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Trees have a history and folklore. And from this heritage, Samuels has collected various American tree stories "that have been passed down from generation to generation imbuing specific trees with ... Read full review