Temple Grove

Author: Scott Elliott

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Deep in the heart of Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula lies Temple Grove, one of the last stands of ancient Douglas fir not protected from logging. Bill Newton, a gyppo logger desperate for work and a place to hide, has come to Temple Grove for the money to be made from the timber. There to stop him is Paul, a young Makah environmentalist who will break the law to save the trees. A dangerous chase into the wilds of Olympic National Park ensues, revealing a long-hidden secret that inextricably links the two men. Temple Grove is a gripping tale of suspense and a multilayered novel of place that captures in taut, luminous prose the traditions that tie people to a powerful landscape and the conflicts that run deep among them. Reading guide: http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/books/TEMPLE_GROVE_reading_guide.pdf

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Weight 543 g
Author

Scott Elliott

Publisher

University of Washington Press

Binding

Hardback

ISBN-10

0295998431

Dimensions

229 x 152

Country of Pub

United States

Book Condition

New

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