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The Appalachian Forest: A Search for Roots and Renewal

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By: Chris Bolgiano

288 pages, 37 b/w photos

Stackpole Books

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #94424 | ISBN: 0811701263
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The Appalachain Forest describes a place once rich with old-growth woodlands, American chestnuts ten feet in diameter, tulip poplars more than two hundred feet tall, warblers and wild turkey abundant beyond imagining whose landscape has been systematically devastated by cutting and mining. More than a biological overview, the book explores mountain life and its many contrasts, such as generations of human poverty amid a wealth of natural resources.

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