The Resource The overstory
- The overstory
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- Richard Powers
- trueLiterary fiction
- Deforestation -- Fiction
- trueHumans -- Effect of environment on
- Human-plant relationships -- Fiction
- Environmental protection -- Fiction
- Trees -- Symbolic aspects -- Fiction
- Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Fiction
- trueWomen and nature
- Forest conservation -- Fiction
- trueMen and nature
- An Air Force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies and is sent back into life by creatures of air and light. A hearing- and speech-impaired scientist discovers that trees are communicating with one another. These four, and five other strangers, each summoned in different ways by trees, are brought together in a last and violent stand to save the continent's few remaining acres of virgin forest
- ALA Notable Book, 2019.
- Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
- Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
- New York Times Notable Book, 2018
- Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2019.
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