The Overstory: Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction By Richard Powers

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The Overstory: Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction By (author) Richard Powers ISBN:9781784708245 Moving through America’s history and its landscape, this is a wondrous, exhilarating novel about nine strangers brought together by an unfolding natural catastrophe.

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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019n n A wondrous, exhilarating novel about nine strangers brought together by an unfolding natural catastrophe.n n ‘Really, just one of the best novels, period’ Ann Patchett n n An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies, and is sent back into life by creatures of air and light. A hearing- and speech-impaired scientist discovers that trees are communicating with one another. An Air Force crewmember in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan.n n This is the story of these and five other strangers, each summoned in different ways by the natural world, who are brought together in a last stand to save it from catastrophe.n n ‘It’s not possible for Powers to write an uninteresting book’ Margaret Atwoodn n ‘It’s a masterpiece’ Tim Wintonn n ‘Radical and exciting’ Jessie Burtonnn ‘Breathtaking’ Barbara Kingsolver nn’Dazzlingly written’ Robert Macfarlane
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Powers, Richard