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Nutzerbericht  - Othemts - LibraryThing

If this man is going to write about plants and desire, he should change his name to Pollen. Seriously, this is a lyrically written and well-thought out meditation on plants and their relationship to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - ShiraC - LibraryThing

I love this book, but I have no idea how to characterize it. It contains a social history of four plants: the apple, the tulip, the potato, and marijuana. The underlying thesis is that each of these ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - tgraettinger - LibraryThing

The first of the Pollan books that I've read, borrowed from a friend. Inspired my interest in heirloom apples, and just planted two varieties this week (with 10 more ordered). Loved it. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Cygnus555 - LibraryThing

Outstanding. I have yet to see a Michael Pollan book that isn't endlessly interesting. This was my introduction to Michael... It's a good place to start on your journey of changing the way you see the world and eat. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Yllom - LibraryThing

Do we choose what to plant in our gardens? Or do the plants choose us? Learn about four common plants and the human desires they inspire: the apple and sweetness; the tulip and beauty; marijuana and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - kpasternack02 - LibraryThing

Changed my perspective on plants, evolution, the food change...fascinating. The last chapter on Desire/Control: The Potato was exceptionally interesting - and fear-inspiring. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - seanpmurray - LibraryThing

Pollan's mixed salad of history, anecdote, and light science is nutritous brain food. More importantly, it goes down easy. The prose is florid (but never fragrant) and the content never fails to raise an eyebrow or upset a preconceived notion. A quick and worthwhile read. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - nopressure1 - LibraryThing

An in-depth look at four plants – apples, tulips, marijuana, and potatoes, and how these plants have effected humans AND history. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - suziam48 - LibraryThing

I never laughed so hard -- while learning so much! Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - RachelAnne1 - LibraryThing

I will never look at a potatoe the sam way again... Vollständige Rezension lesen


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