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Nutzerbericht  - dickmanikowski - LibraryThing

I love Michael Pollan's writing, and I've learned a lot about food, nutrition, and the food industry from him. In this one, he chooses four plants (all of which he's grown, but one only on a lark) to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - KEFeeney - LibraryThing

Really enjoyed this book. It's always interesting, and often alarming, to read about the relationships between humans and plants. Pollan explores the exploitation of apple, tulip, marijuana, and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - JeffV - LibraryThing

I've been a fan of Michael Pollan since reading "The Omnivore's Dilemma." Combing a love for food, nature, biology and sociology, Pollan extracts fascinating stories from mundane foodstuffs we often ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - lucasdwi - LibraryThing

Micahel Pollan opens the readers eyes to the near magical world of plants and their relationship with humans. Using apples, tulips, marijuana, and potatoes, Pollan broadly covers four functions of ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - WildcatJF - LibraryThing

Pollan does a remarkable job digging into the natural and cultural history of four plants; the apple, tulip, potato and cannabis. Each is a fascinating glimpse into the related desire that the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - anneearney - LibraryThing

I loved this book! Very interesting, insightful looks into four common plants and how they've become part of human culture. Also looks at some of our crazy plant policies (think marijuana and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - klyons15 - LibraryThing

This book makes horticultural science seem a little less geeky and a little more mainstream. It is a fun and witty look at the relationship between plants and people, surprising in its conclusion that ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - dele2451 - LibraryThing

An entertaining and informative mix of human and evolutionary history, ethnobotany, psychology, genetic science, gardening ideas and patent law. Pollan's work is fresh, fun, topical, scary and thought-provoking. A definite recommend for everybody who eats. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - mahallett - LibraryThing

lots of fun and learned a lot. good reader Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - mykl-s - LibraryThing

-the best way to learn history Vollständige Rezension lesen


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