The botany of desire a plant's-eye view of the world /
Focusing on the human relationship with plants, the author of Second nature uses botany to explore four basic human desires, sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control, through portraits of four plants that embody them, the apple, tulip, marijuana, and potato. Every school child learns about the m...
|Main Author:||Pollan, Michael.|
New York :
xxv, 271 pages ; 21 cm.
|Edition:||Random House trade pbk. ed.|
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