The Legacy of Luna

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The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods
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Author Julia Butterfly Hill
Country United States
Language English
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher HarperSanFrancisco
Publication date
April 1, 2000
Media type Print (hardcover and paperback)
Pages 272 pp; 1st edition
ISBN 0-06-251658-2
OCLC 43115158
333.75/16/092 B 21
LC Class SD129.H53 A3 2000

The Legacy of Luna is a book written by Julia Butterfly Hill about her experiences while protecting a tree named Luna. It is based on a true story, written like a diary of two years spent in an ancient redwood.[1]

The book was published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc. in 2000.

Film adaptation[edit]

A film adaptation of The Legacy of Luna called Luna was scheduled to be released in 2010[needs update], directed by Deepa Mehta. Rachel Weisz was set to star as Hill and actively worked to get the project off the ground, saying:[2]

See also[edit]

  • Butterfly, a documentary film about Hill and her campaign


  1. ^ "The Legacy of Luna (review)". Retrieved 2010-06-07. 
  2. ^ Brown, Mick (2009-08-01). "Rachel Weisz talks about starring in A Streetcar Named Desire". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2009-09-18.