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Tree Talk: The People and Politics of Timber
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Island Press, 1981 and 1994

“Well balanced and fair minded … a marvelous, unpretentious book.” — Los Angeles Times

“No one has viewed timber in the way Raphael has in this book. His subjects — trees and people — are now living the story.” — San Francisco Chronicle


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“Packed with pertinent information.” — Seattle Times

“This is a gem of a book. With remarkable lucidity, Raphael explains forestry practices and competing beliefs about how forests should be used (or left unused).” — Tacoma News Tribune

“The book achieves the exceptionally difficult task of transforming strident conflict into intelligible and useful debate. Raphael finds both the common ground and the honest dilemma.” — American Forests

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