Synopses & Reviews
Many people thrill at the sight of a majestic tree, and North America is full of them, from the towering California redwoods to venerable East Coast oaks that were planted when the first colonists arrived. This beautiful, original book, a most appropriate gift for anyone who finds solace in nature, is a stunning value. It provides a gorgeous photographic tour of the continent's most captivating arboreal specimens, with text on the history, botany, and lore surrounding them.
About the Author
Gilbert King is the author of Woman, Child For Sale: The New Slave Trade in the 21st Century, which was selected by the Detroit Free Press as one of its ten notable books of 2004. In the award-winning documentary Willie Francis Must Die Again, narrated by Danny Glover, King is interviewed on camera. In addition, King has contributed articles to numerous newspapers and magazines, including Ring Magazine, Playboy, and the San Diego Union. King lives in New York City.