The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed

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On a bleak winter night in 1997, a British Columbia timber scout named Grant Hadwin committed an act of shocking violence: he destroyed the legendary Golden Spruce of the Queen Charlotte Islands. With its rich colours, towering height and luminous needles, the tree was a scientific marvel, beloved by the local Haida people who believed it sacred. The Golden Spruce tells the story of the sadness which pushed Hadwin to such a desperate act of destruction - a bizarre environmental protest which acts as a metaphor for the ...

The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed 2007, Arrow Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780099515791

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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed 2006, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393328646

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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed 2006, Vintage Books Canada, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676976465

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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed 2005, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393058871

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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed 2005, Knopf Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676976458

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