Essay on Legacy of Luna

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BOOK REVIEW Legacy of Luna Julia Butterfly Hill Harper San Francisco April 1, 2000 The author Julia Butterfly Hill book is a personal reference of the adversity she overcame when faced with saving a part of nature, a part of what defines her, a piece of something she would never let go of. In this novel the author gives biographical evidence of not only her love of saving the redwood trees. The story begins in December of 1996, in the town of Stafford, California. There was a mudslide which was catastrophic and buried seven homes. The removal of the redwood trees was what she states to be a cause and effect of this disaster because they absorb the moisture that causes erosion. She was up against the Maxxam…show more content…
I absolutely am very fond of this book. I chose to read this book because I was fascinated with learning about trees in the previous project we were assigned. Not only did I grasp the fresh air of nature, but I began to be with one with nature which was absent for quite a while. This book not only brought back that feeling of becoming nature to me, but created a perspective that I may have been closed minded about. If I could officially rate this book I would give it a five out of five, it brings a natural, spiritual emotion to all readers. Preservation, and conservation of Mother Nature is not what only keeps us alive as a society, but it’s what keeps us to look back at where we have come from. I love the way how this is also a true story; it brings that realistic sense into my eyes. I would love to read more books like this. I would recommend this book to all those who are fond of nature. More likely those who take passion in the environment and helping preserve and conserve; I think this would be perfect for an environmental class. Since trees are a major part of our ecosystem it would make sense for them to read this book, and creates a personal relationship with nature. This book could be for all ages, but it’s directly focused on teenagers and up, because they tend to take
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