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The Urban Tree Book: An Uncommon Field Guide for City and Town
by Arthur Plotnik (Goodreads Author)
Open The Urban Tree Book and discover the joys of forest trekking--right in your city or town. This first-of-a-kind field guide introduces readers to the trees on their block, in neighborhood parks, and throughout the urban landscape. Unlike traditional tree guides with dizzying numbers of woodland species, The Urban Tree Book explores nature in the city, describing some 2 ...more
ebook, 448 pages
Published November 10th 2009 by Three Rivers Press
(first published May 16th 2000)
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Jun 03, 2008 Laura rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: tree enthusiasts who live in town
Learning to be an inner-city tree person? This book is for you. We humans seem to plant the same few trees in every city, and this book will help you figure out what they are and why we pick them.
Arthur Plotnik is the author of eight books, including "Spunk & Bite: A Writer's Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style" and two Book-of-the-Month Club selections: "The Elements of Expression" (revised and expanded in 2012) and "The Elements of Editing." Among his many publications are award-winning essays, biography, short fiction, and poetry. He studied under Philip Roth at the Iowa (Graduate) Wr ...moreMore about Arthur Plotnik...