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VB Reads...General Literature

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Mon, 06/03/2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join Cindi and discuss books from a variety of genres at 7 pm, the first Monday of each month. Authors DO NOT attend.

Monday, June 3rd, 7:00pm

The Overstory by Richard Powers

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.

Books: 
The Overstory Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635522
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

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