Two Trees Make a Forest Jessica J Lee

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Two Trees Make a Forest Jessica J Lee

Two Trees Make a Forest Jessica J Lee
epub | 4.85 MB | English | Isbn:B07T7N6ND4 | Author: Jessica J. Lee | PAge: 194 | Year: 2020


An exhilarating, anti-colonial reclamation of nature writing and memoir, rooted in the forests and flatlands of Taiwan from the winner of the RBC Taylor Prize for Emerging Writers
"Two Trees Make a Forest is a finely faceted meditation on memory, love, landscape-and finding a home in language. Its short, shining sections tilt yearningly toward one another; in form as well as content, this is a beautiful book about the distance between people and between places, and the means of their bridging." -Robert Macfarlane, author of Underland

A chance discovery of letters written by her immigrant grandfather leads Jessica J. Lee to her ancestral homeland, Taiwan. There, she seeks his story while growing closer to the land he knew.
Lee hikes mountains home to Formosan flamecrests, birds found nowhere else on earth, and swims in a lake of drowned cedars. She bikes flatlands where spoonbills alight by fish farms, and learns about a tree whose...

Category:Taiwan Travel Guides, Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Botany of Flowers


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