This beautifully written, scientifically stunning, and deeply personal audio memoir will forever alter your understanding of forests. It's lucky for listeners that it's also a master class in read-by-the-author audio. In silky, rich vocal tones forestry ecologist Suzanne Simard describes growing up and working in the fecund forests of British Columbia. With the pacing and emotions of a seasoned actor, Simard takes listeners through her most impactful forestry experiments, as well as the major events in her personal life, including motherhood, divorce, and surviving breast cancer. The author's prose overflows with such vivid metaphors that listeners will feel as if they are smelling, hearing, touching, and tasting the forest right alongside her as she proves that trees share, instead of compete for, nutrients and resources. J.T. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2021]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2021
DD ISBN 9780593410950 $22.50
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2021
DD ISBN 9780593410967 $95.00
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