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The botany of desire : a plant's-eye view of the world

Author: Michael Pollan
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author mtells the story of four domesticated species - the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato, and describes how each has thrived by satisfying humankind's most basic desires.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pollan
ISBN: 0747557942 9780747557944 0747557896 9780747557890
OCLC Number: 59477790
Awards: Short-listed for Natural World Book of the Year 2002
Description: xxiv, 291 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Desire--sweetness, plant--the apple (Malus domestica) --
Desire--beauty, plant--the tulip (Tulipa) --
Desire--intoxication, plant--marijuana (Cannabis sativa x indica) --
Desire--control, plant--the potato (Solanum tuberosum).
Responsibility: Michael Pollan.

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