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The overstory: Book Club set Richard Powers.

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Shelf Location BookClub/P
Book Club
Author Powers, Richard, 1957-
Title The overstory : Book Club set / Richard Powers.
Publication Details London: ©2018 William Heinemann,
Collation 502 pages : 24 cm ; 10 copies ;
General Note Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018.
Abstract/Summary 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. There is a world alongside ours - vast, slow, interconnected, resourceful, magnificently inventive and almost invisible to us. This is the story of a handful of people who learn how to see that world and who are drawn up into its unfolding catastrophe.
Subject General fiction
Book Club set
Alternate Title The over story
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