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ID
a9
Title
The Tree
Genre
Story
Page Count
7
Word Count
1120
Publisher
E. Lahr
Publication Year
1930
Document Types
Nature Writing
Uncollected Stories

London: E. Lahr, 1930. Blue Moon booklets no. 3.

In this fictional piece, very similar in tone and topic to his nature writing, Bates portrays the final day in the life of a fifty-year-old elm tree.