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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees



An exuberant tale of craftsmanship for nature lovers and rugged outdoor types everywhere. Robert Penn cut down an ash tree to see how many things could be made from it. After all, ash is the tree we have made the greatest and most varied use of over the course of human history. Journeying from Wales across Europe and Ireland to the USA, Robert finds that the ancient skills and knowledge of the properties of ash, developed over millennia making wheels and arrows, furniture and baseball bats,…

The Man Who Made Things Out Of Trees The Ash In Human Culture And History

Author : Robert Penn  |  Pub Date : 2016-07-25  |  Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393253740
ISBN 13 : 0393253740

The story of how one man cut down a single tree to see how many things could be made from it. Out of all the trees in the world, the ash is most closely bound up with who we are: t..



The Man Who Made Things Out Of Trees

Author : Robert Penn  |  Pub Date : 2016-06-02  |  Publisher : Particular Books

ISBN 10 : 0141977515
ISBN 13 : 9780141977515

The story of how one man cut down a single tree to see how many things could be made from it...



Jane Eyre

Author : Charlotte Brontë  |  Pub Date : 2012-01-01  |  Publisher : Editora Landmark LTDA

ISBN 10 : 9788588781818
ISBN 13 : 8588781816

O livro conta a história da menina Jane, órfã de pai e mãe, vivendo infeliz em companhia de parentes que a detestam. Após uma série de confrontos, Jane é enviada para um col..



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Author : Ole Thorstensen  |  Pub Date : 2017-10-05  |  Publisher : MacLehose Press

ISBN 10 : 0857056689
ISBN 13 : 9780857056689

"An enriching and poetic tribute to manual labour" Karl Ove Knausg�rd "In Thorstensen's skilled hands, the everyday story of a suburban loft conversion is turned into an urgent s..



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Author : Ole Thorstensen  |  Pub Date : 2017-10-05  |  Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780857056672
ISBN 13 : 0857056670

"An enriching and poetic tribute to manual labour" Karl Ove Knausgård "In Thorstensen's skilled hands, the everyday story of a suburban loft conversion is turned into an urgent st..



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Author : David Hartness  |  Pub Date : 2015-01-09  |  Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

ISBN 10 : 9781503530300
ISBN 13 : 1503530302

Ten-year-old Aderito has been brought from the United States to the banks of a beautiful river in Homoine, Mozambique. There, he befriends a young girl named Victoria, and for a br..



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Author : Damon Knight  |  Pub Date : 2011-09-29  |  Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780575111295
ISBN 13 : 0575111291

Gene Anderson was born in Oregon, in the twilight post-war years, into the most ordinary circumstances imaginable. Gene is endowed with powers. He can look into the other worlds th..



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