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

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

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

by Vaillant, John

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Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2005. First Canadian edition. Hardcover. pp. xiii, 256. 8vo. Bound in black cloth with copper lettering to spine. Signed by author to title page. Black and white maps and photographs. Light shelfwear, some rubbing to boards; very good in very good dustjacket.

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John Vaillant has written for The New Yorker , The Atlantic , Outside, National Geographic Adventure , and Men’s Journal among others. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and children. Of particular interest to Vaillant are stories that explore collisions between human ambition and the natural world. His work in this and other fields has taken him to five continents and five oceans. The Golden Spruce is his first book.

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Title
The Golden Spruce; A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed
Author
Vaillant, John
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used
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Edition
First Canadian edition
ISBN 10
067697645X
ISBN 13
9780676976458
Publisher
Knopf Canada
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
2005
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.

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