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Ladders to Heaven by Mike Shanahan

When I asked rain forest ecologist and writer Mike Shanahan if I could review his book ‘Ladders to Heaven’, I thought it was all about the environmental impact of #fig #trees. But when I cracked it open and tumbled through the first few pages, I knew this was going to be so much more than a set of dry scientific facts about a bunch of trees. Crafted with poetical prose, each chapter is a richly laid-out story about some secret, mind-boggling facet of fig trees. As you follow