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Winner of the 2010 Heartland Prize, Anthill follows the thrilling adventures of a modern-day Huck Finn, enthralled with the "strange, beautiful, and elegant" world of his native Nokobee County. But as developers begin to threaten the endangered marshlands around which he lives, the book's hero decides to take decisive action. Edward O. Wilson--the world's greatest living biologist--elegantly balances glimpses of science with the gripping saga of a boy determined to save the world from its most savage ecological predator: man himself.
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The Globe Trotter & The Tree Hugger
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Rich lyrical reverence for the natural world. Wilson illuminates a deeper understanding of human behavior in his lyrical & suspenseful tale set in rural Alabama & Florida.
Echoing natural world reverence as in Unsheltered by Kingsolver. Wilson illuminates a deeper understanding of human behavior in his lyrical & suspenseful tale. Both Kingsolver and Wilson are committed to conserving the natural world.