The golden spruce : : a true story of myth, madness, and greed

Title The golden spruce : : a true story of myth, madness, and greed
Names Vaillant, John.
Book Number BRG01609
Title Status In Process
Medium Braille
Annotation Wilderness writer's account of logger-turned-activist Grant Hadwin, who in 1997 cut down a three-hundred-year-old Sitka spruce sacred to the Haida Indians as a protest against timber company practices. Discusses lumberjacks' perilous work, Native American traditions, Hadwin's obsession to stop irreparable damage to forests, and the consequences of his actions. Winner of the 2005 Governor General's Award for Non-fiction. Canada Reads 2012. Bestseller. 2005. Unrated. Marrakesh title.
Local Subject English Braille, American Edition - EBAE
Contracted braille
Business - BUS
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Crime & True Detective - CRI
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Politics and Government - POL
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
Sciences - SCI
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Unrated.
LC Subject Chlorosis (Plants)
Forest policy - British Columbia
Haida Indians
Historic trees - British Columbia
Lumber trade - Corrupt practices - British Columbia
Malicious mischief - British Columbia
Sitka spruce - British Columbia
British Columbia - History
Nonfiction
Braille books
True crime stories
Call Number 333.75130971112 ANF
Language English
Released 2005
Publication Info Toronto : CNIB, 2005
Original Publication Transcription of: Toronto : Knopf Canada, c2005. 067697645X
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