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The hero of Germaine Greer's rainforest is the rare White Beech tree although, with further research, she discovers it is neither white nor a beech. However, after years of misguided exploitation, it is one of the most endangered species of the forest. A tragedy she is determined to put right.

Read by Germaine Greer
Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall
A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 31 Jan 2014 00:30


Role Contributor
ReaderGermaine Greer
ProducerJane Marshall
AbridgerJane Marshall
AuthorGermaine Greer

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