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Title:
Tree thieves : crime and survival in North America's woods
ISBN:
9780316497442
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Description:
xiv, 273 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 25 cm.
Contents:
Prologue: May Creek -- Part I: Roots. Clearances -- The poacher and the gamekeeper -- Into the heart of the country -- A lunar landscape -- Region at war -- Part II: Trunk. The gateway to the redwoods -- Tree troubles -- Music wood -- The trees of mystery -- Turning -- Bad jobs -- Catching an outlaw -- In the blocks -- Puzzle pieces -- A new surge -- The origin tree -- Part III: Canopy. Tracking timber -- "It was a vision quest" -- From Peru to Houston -- "We trust in the trees" -- Carbon sinks -- In limbo -- Afterword.
Summary:
"Weaving together investigative reporting, colorful characters, logging history, political analysis, and cutting-edge tree science, this gripping account reveals the complexity of the illegal timber market." --
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