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Remarkable Trees of the World

ISBN-10: 0393325296
ISBN-13: 9780393325294
Edition: 2002
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Thomas Pakenham's Meetings with Remarkable Trees received international acclaim. His other books include Remarkable Trees of the World, The Boer War and The Scramble for Africa, which won the Alan Paton Award. He lives in London.

Introduction
Giants
Gods
Last of the Maori Gods
The Hyena and the Baobabs
Goddesses
Saving the Great Mother Goddess
Any Fool Can Climb a Gum Tree
Redwoods with Heads in the Clouds
Nectar at the House of Representatives
The Bachelor and the Three Graces
Grizzlies
The Cedars They Turned into Totems
The Tree That Looks Like a Troll
Sherman v. Grant in the Sierras
At the Feet of the Emperor
Dwarfs
For Fear of Little Men
No Love Lost Between the Brothers
Bury Me in a Tomb of Granite
The Golden Cup of Joshua Tree Park
The Beachcomber of Monterey
In Bondage
Tie up My Feet, Darling, and I'll Live for Ever
Methuselahs
The Living and the Dead
The Old Man and the Mountain
The Kvilleken and the Green Man
Parsifal and the Holy Grail
They Say You Knew Julius Caesar
Justice under the Oak
Did the Dragon Grow a New Head?
Shrines
First a Staff, Then a Leaning Tower
How They Saved the Chapel Oak
The Tree from the Tree Where Buddha Sat
The Tree of the Great Healer
Tulips Too High for the Bees
The Tree with Nine Wives
Bowing Politely to the Camphor Trees
Homage to a Tree Like Proteus
The Other Tree under Which Buddha Sat
Dreams
Prisoners
The Men They Locked into Trees
Aliens
The Pink Beanstalks of Rotorua
A Line in Defence of the Governor
St Anthony's American Bouquet
A Fossil Aussie for Bussaco?
Knees-up at Santorso
Lovers and Dancers
Kiss me, I'm a Baobab
When the Band Played in the Tree
Snakes and Ladders
The Tree that Became a Village
The 800 Corkscrews of Verzy
Where Angels Didn't Fear to Tread
Trust Me, I'm a Python
Going down, not Coming up
Two Serpents in the Garden
Ghosts
Failing David Douglas
When Moses Followed Joshua
The Girl Who Lay under the Banyans
A Tomb with a View
Trees in Peril
Do the Loggers Always Win?
Ashes to Ashes
The Vanishing Totara
The Man Who Fought with Giants
Lay My Bones at Nolan Creek
Ten Green Bottles
Spirits of the Forest
The Elephant with Only One Foot
Sunset for the Baobabs of Morondava
Gazetteer
Bibliography
Illustration credits
Index

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