The Overstory

This is the story of these and five other strangers, each summoned in different ways by the natural world, who are brought together in a last stand to save it from catastrophe.

The Overstory

The Overstory

** WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION ** 'It changed how I thought about the Earth and our place in it' Barack Obama 'Really, just one of the best novels, period' Ann Patchett A wondrous, exhilarating novel about nine strangers brought together by an unfolding natural catastrophe. The perfect literary escape. 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. An Air Force crewmember in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. This is the story of these and five other strangers, each summoned in different ways by the natural world, who are brought together in a last stand to save it from catastrophe. 'It's not possible for Powers to write an uninteresting book' Margaret Atwood 'Radical and exciting' Jessie Burton 'Breathtaking' Barbara Kingsolver

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The Overstory
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Richard Powers
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-11 - Publisher: Random House

** WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION ** 'It changed how I thought about the Earth and our place in it' Barack Obama 'Really, just one of the best novels, period' Ann Patchett A wondrous, exhilarating novel about nine strangers brought together by an unfolding natural catastrophe. The perfect
The Overstory
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Richard Powers
Categories: Deforestation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-05 - Publisher: William Heinemann

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018'Autumn makes me think of leaves, which makes me think of trees, which makes me think of The Overstory,the best novel ever written about trees, and really, just one of the best novels, period.? Ann Patchett'It's a masterpiece.' - Tim Winton'It?s not possible for
The Overstory: A Novel
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Richard Powers
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-03 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018 "The best novel ever written about trees, and really just
The Overstory Book
Language: en
Pages: 526
Authors: Craig R. Elevitch
Categories: Agroforestry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: PAR

Whether in a small backyard or a larger farm or forest, trees are vital to the web of life. Protecting and planting trees can restore wildlife habitat, heal degraded land, conserve soil, protect watersheds, diversify farm or garden products, beautify landscapes, and enhance the economic and ecological viability of land
Study Guide for Book Clubs: The Overstory
Language: en
Pages: 59
Authors: Kathryn Cope
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-23 - Publisher: Kathryn Cope

An essential tool for all reading groups! No reading group should be without this book club companion to Richard Powers's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Overstory. This comprehensive guide includes useful literary context; a full plot summary, discussion of themes and symbols; detailed character notes; thought-provoking discussion questions; recommended further reading

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