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The emperor of scent : a true story of perfume and obsession

Author: Chandler Burr
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2004 Random House Trade Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This true story profiles a scientific genius with eerie powers of smell who uses his gifts to solve one of the body's last secrets: how the nose works.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Luca Turin; Luca Turin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chandler Burr
ISBN: 0375759816 9780375759819
OCLC Number: 54464956
Notes: "Previously published in hardcover in slightly different form by Random House ... in 2002"--T.p. verso.
Includes a reader's guide and index.
Description: xii, 332 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Creation --
1. Mystery --
2. Creation --
3. Writing --
4. Nature --
pt. 2. War --
5. Companies.
Responsibility: Chandler Burr.

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This true story profiles a scientific genius with eerie powers of smell who uses his gifts to solve one of the body's last secrets: how the nose works.

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