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From the DNA contained in an apple seed to the great choiring branches far beyond a young boy's reach, Bernd Heinrich explores a natural world in scientific and personal terms. A scientist whose words speak with the power and grace of a poet, Heinrich uses this gift and his knowledge of his 300 acres of Maine forest to expose the fores...
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Winner of the New England Book Award Best Nonfiction Award and the Franklin Fairbanks Award of the Fairbanks Museum In a book destined to become a classic, biologist and acclaimed nature writer Bernd Heinrich takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the hidden life of a forest.