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The Man in the Tree

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Publisher: Tor Books
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With The Man in the Tree, Locus Award-winning author Sage Walker has given us a thrilling hard science fiction mystery that explores the intersection of law, justice, and human nature. Humanity’s last hope of survival lies in space...but will we even get there? Helt Borresen is an Incident Analyst. What that means is that aboard the seed ship Kybele, he is the closest thing that the organization has to a security officer. But he doesn’t think that it’ll be a big part of his job, as all the candidates have been carefully screened. Why the need for a seed ship? Because our planet is toast and the colonists that leave our world are the best shot that we have for our species to continue. Everything is set...and then someone is found hanging dead just weeks before the launch. Fear and paranoia spread as the death begins to look more and more like a murder. The authorities want the case settled quickly and quietly so as not to cause panic. And Helt is the one to prevent a murderer from sabotaging the entire mission. “Rapid-fire storytelling from start to finish!”—Greg Bear At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Old Man and the Tree

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Author: Richard Schlatter
Publisher: Sdp Publishing
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"The Old Man and The Tree" is the tale of two unlikely friends: a young man named Fred and a growing maple tree. When Fred purchases a home with a fledgling tree in his backyard, all he wants is some shade, but what develops is a bond between man and nature and true friendship.

The Man Who Planted Trees

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Author: Jim Robbins
Publisher: Random House
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The Man Who Planted Trees is the inspiring story of David Milarch’s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem—as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference. “When is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago. The second best time? Today.”—Chinese proverb Twenty years ago, David Milarch, a northern Michigan nurseryman with a penchant for hard living, had a vision: angels came to tell him that the earth was in trouble. Its trees were dying, and without them, human life was in jeopardy. The solution, they told him, was to clone the champion trees of the world—the largest, the hardiest, the ones that had survived millennia and were most resilient to climate change—and create a kind of Noah’s ark of tree genetics. Without knowing if the message had any basis in science, or why he’d been chosen for this task, Milarch began his mission of cloning the world’s great trees. Many scientists and tree experts told him it couldn’t be done, but, twenty years later, his team has successfully cloned some of the world’s oldest trees—among them giant redwoods and sequoias. They have also grown seedlings from the oldest tree in the world, the bristlecone pine Methuselah. When New York Times journalist Jim Robbins came upon Milarch’s story, he was fascinated but had his doubts. Yet over several years, listening to Milarch and talking to scientists, he came to realize that there is so much we do not yet know about trees: how they die, how they communicate, the myriad crucial ways they filter water and air and otherwise support life on Earth. It became clear that as the planet changes, trees and forest are essential to assuring its survival. Praise for The Man Who Planted Trees “This is a story of miracles and obsession and love and survival. Told with Jim Robbins’s signature clarity and eye for telling detail, The Man Who Planted Trees is also the most hopeful boo

The Tree of Man

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Author: Patrick White
Publisher: Unknown
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The Man Who Planted Trees

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Author: Jean Giono
Publisher: Random House
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‘A book for children from 8 to 80. I love the humanity of this story and how one man’s efforts can change the future for so many. It’s a real message of hope.’ Michael Morpurgo Discover this beloved masterpiece of nature writing that is a hymn to creation and to the power of the individual to do their bit to change the world for the better. In 1910, while hiking through the wild lavender in a wind-swept, desolate valley in Provence, a man comes across a shepherd called Elzéard Bouffier. Staying with him, he watches Elzéard sorting and then planting hundreds of acorns as he walks through the wilderness. Ten years later, after surviving the First World War, he visits the shepherd again and sees the young forest he has created spreading slowly over the valley. Elzéard’s solitary, silent work continues and the narrator returns year after year to see the miracle he is gradually creating: a verdant, green landscape that is a testament to one man’s creative instinct. A beautiful story of hope, survival and selflessness, The Man Who Planted Trees resonates as strongly with readers today as when it was first published.

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

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Author: Robert Penn
Publisher: Penguin UK
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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees by Robert Penn Book Resume:

Robert Penn cut down an ash tree to see how many things could be made from it. After all, ash is the tree we have made the greatest and most varied use of over the course of human history. Journeying from Wales across Europe and Ireland to the USA, Robert finds that the ancient skills and knowledge of the properties of ash, developed over millennia making wheels and arrows, furniture and baseball bats, are far from dead. The book chronicles how the urge to understand and appreciate trees still runs through us all like grain through wood.

Man of the Trees

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Author: Paul Hanley
Publisher: Unknown
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The inspiring tale of an Edwardian eccentric and the world's first "tree hugger," Man of the Trees introduces the storied life of Richard St. Barbe Baker to the world.

The Man Who Climbs Trees

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Author: James Aldred
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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The Man Who Climbs Trees by James Aldred Book Resume:

“[A] white-knuckled adventure through some of the most spectacular forests in the world.”—The Washington Post Every child knows the allure of climbing trees. But how many of us get to make a living at it, spending days observing nature from the canopies of stunning forests all around the world? As a wildlife cameraman for the BBC and National Geographic, James Aldred spends his working life high up in trees, poised to capture key moments in the lives of wild animals and birds. Aldred’s climbs take him to the most incredible and majestic trees in existence. In Borneo, home to the tallest tropical rain forest on the planet, just getting a rope up into the 250-foot-tall trees is a challenge. In Venezuela, even body armor isn’t guaranteed protection against the razor-sharp talons of a nesting Harpy Eagle. In Australia, the peace of being lulled to sleep in a hammock twenty-five stories above the ground— after a grueling day of climbing and filming—is broken by a midnight storm that threatens to topple the tree. In this vivid account of memorable trees he has climbed (“Goliath,” “Apollo,” “Roaring Meg”), Aldred blends incredible stories of his adventures in the branches with a fascination for the majesty of trees to show us the joy of rising—literally—above the daily grind. “An addictive book for nature lovers.”—Kirkus Reviews “A book of heart-stopping bravery and endurance, packed with astonishing—and sometimes gruesome—encounters with wild creatures. James Aldred is an old-school hero, and his thrilling recollections of a life of adventure driven by a love for trees will give you new reverence for the beauties and mysteries of the natural world.”—Helen MacDonald, author of H Is for Hawk

Man and the Two Trees

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Author: Witness Lee
Publisher: Living Stream Ministry
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The Tree where Man was Born

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Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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The Tree where Man was Born by Peter Matthiessen Book Resume:

From the daily lives of wild herdsmen and the drama of predator kills to the field biologists investigating Africa's wild creatures and the anthropologists seeking humanity's origins in the rift valley, this National Book Award finalist is a classic of journalistic observation.

The Man in the Tree

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Author: Damon Knight
Publisher: Hachette UK
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Gene Anderson was born in Oregon, in the twilight post-war years, into the most ordinary circumstances imaginable. Gene is endowed with powers. He can look into the other worlds that are all around him. He can make things happen. He can hurt and he can heal. His life changes dramatically when another boy is killed in a tragic accident, and Gene runs away. He is only nine. As he grows to 8'6" tall, his wanderings take him round the world in search of a remarkable destiny.

A Book of Nonsense

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Author: Edward Lear
Publisher: Unknown
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A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear Book Resume:

A collection of over 100 limericks with the author's original illustrations.

Mr Tree Man

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Author: Dian Bennick
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Mr Tree Man by Dian Bennick Book Resume:

Mr. Tree Man was a strong and proud pin oak who stood tall against many storms, although many large branches were lost. However, after a tornado, Mr. Tree Man's owner decided to have him cut down to avoid having him fall and damage a neighborhood house. It's sad for him, but he ends up happy because he becomes mulch in a neighbor's yard. He can now be with his animal friends once again.

The Man Whom the Trees Loved

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Author: Algernon Blackwood
Publisher: The Floating Press
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The Man Whom the Trees Loved by Algernon Blackwood Book Resume:

A lot of us like to describe ourselves as outdoorsy types and nature lovers – but what do phrases like that actually signify? In Algernon Blackwood's The Man Whom the Trees Loved, the writer known for his grasp on the weird and uncanny explores what it really means to love nature – and the bizarre things that can happen when nature loves us back.