The Heritage Tree is a book filled with short stories that will allow you to walk away and still feel like you are one of the characters. Vivid imagery and deep emotional and laughter that makes the book a worth while break from the daily grind.
What is language and how do humans use and analyze it? And how is it that literature exists, dreamlike, in human culture?
In this readable collection the eminent British anthropologist Ruth Finnegan reflects on both the questions and her own answers.