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Mysteries of the rain forest : 20th century medicine man

Author: Elaine Pascoe; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); Kurtis Productions.
Publisher: Woodbridge, Conn. : Blackbirch Press, ©1998.
Series: New explorers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the experiences of an ethnobotanist in South America as he learns from Trio Indians the medicinal value of rainforest plants, and struggles to record the data before these ancient traditions vanish.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pascoe, Elaine.
Mysteries of the rain forest.
Woodbridge, Conn. : Blackbirch Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)827718451
Named Person: Mark J Plotkin; Mark J Plotkin; Mark J Plotkin
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Pascoe; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); Kurtis Productions.
ISBN: 1567112293 9781567112290
OCLC Number: 35886304
Notes: "Produced in cooperation with WTTW Chicago and Kurtis Productions, Ltd."
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: New explorers.
Responsibility: adapted by Elaine Pascoe ; [with an introduction by Bill Kurtis].

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Describes the experiences of an ethnobotanist in South America as he learns from Trio Indians the medicinal value of rainforest plants, and struggles to record the data before these ancient traditions vanish.

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