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Author Vaillant, John.

Title The golden spruce : a true story of myth, madness, and greed / John Vaillant.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  333.7513 VAILLANT    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  333.75 VAI    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  333.7513 VAILLANT    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  333.7513 VAILLANT    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  333.7513 VAI    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  333.7513 V24    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  333.7513 VAILLANT    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 255 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-255).
Contents A threshold between worlds -- The people -- Wildest of the wild -- The tooth of the human race -- The beginning of the end -- A boardwalk to Mars -- The fatal flaw -- The fall -- Myth -- Hecate Strait -- The search -- The secret -- Coyote -- Over the horizon.
Summary Traces the political, religious, and scientific factors that contributed to the seemingly inexplicable decision of logger-turned-activist Grant Hadwin to destroy the world's only giant golden spruce tree.
Subject Hadwin, Grant.
Sitka spruce -- British Columbia -- Haida Gwaii.
Logging -- British Columbia -- Haida Gwaii.
Haida Indians -- British Columbia -- Haida Gwaii.
ISBN 0393058875 hardcover
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