The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-eye View of the World

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Bloomsbury, 2002 - 291 Seiten
A fascinating journey into the art of botany that combines the narrative of The Tulip with the science writing of Genome.

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Nutzerbericht  - snash - LibraryThing

A very readable exploration of man's relationship to nature, particularly with our efforts to domesticate plants thereby forming a reciprocal relationship. The book includes a little philosophy, history, psychology as well as biology. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - harrietbrown - LibraryThing

I started reading this book soon after my sister died, and all I could think about while I was reading it was how much I wished I could call her up and talk with her about gardening, genetics, history ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2002)

Michael Pollan is a contributing writer for "The New York Times Magazine" as well as a contributing editor at "Harper's" magazine. He is the author of two prize-winning books: "Second Nature: A Gardener's Education" and "A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder." Pollan lives in Connecticut with his wife and son.

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