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The Man Who Created Paradise
By Gene Logsdon
· Foreword by Wendell Berry
· Photography by Gregory Spaid
The Man Who Created Paradise, a fable inspired by a true story, tells how young Wally Spero looked at one of the bleakest places in America—the strip-mined spoil banks of southeastern Ohio—and saw in it his escape from the drudgery of his factory job.