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Burr, Chandler 1963-

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Works: 20 works in 77 publications in 6 languages and 4,336 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Popular works  Fiction  History  Exhibition catalogs  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QP81.6, 155.7
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Publications about Chandler Burr
Publications by Chandler Burr
Most widely held works by Chandler Burr
The emperor of scent : a story of perfume, obsession, and the last mystery of the senses by Chandler Burr( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 libraries worldwide
For as long as anyone can remember, a man named Luca Turin has had an uncanny relationship with smells. He has been compared to the hero of Patrick SUskind's novel Perfume, but his story is in fact stranger, because it is true. It concerns how he made use of his powerful gifts to solve one of the last great mysteries of the human body: how our noses work. Luca Turin can distinguish the components of just about any smell, from the world's most refined perfumes to the air in a subway car on the Paris metro. A distinguished scientist, he once worked in an unrelated field, though he made a hobby of collecting fragrances. But when, as a lark, he published a collection of his reviews of the world's perfumes, the book hit the small, insular business of perfume makers like a thunderclap. Who is this man Luca Turin, they demanded, and how does he know so much' The closed community of scent creation opened up to Luca Turin, and he discovered a fact that astonished him: no one in this world knew how smell worked. Billions and billions of dollars were spent creating scents in a manner amounting to glorified trial and error. The solution to the mystery of every other human sense has led to the Nobel Prize, if not vast riches. Why, Luca Turin thought, should smell be any different' So he gave his life to this great puzzle. And in the end, incredibly, it would seem that he solved it. But when enormously powerful interests are threatened and great reputations are at stake, Luca Turin learned, nothing is quite what it seems. Acclaimed writer Chandler Burr has spent four years chronicling Luca Turin's quest to unravel the mystery of how our sense of smell works. What has emerged is an enthralling, magical book that changes the way we think about that area between our mouth and our eyes, and its profound, secret hold on our lives. From the Hardcover edition
A separate creation : the search for the biological origins of sexual orientation by Chandler Burr( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
The author examines recent research into a genetic basis for homosexuality in men
The perfect scent : a year inside the perfume industry in Paris and New York by Chandler Burr( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
No journalist has ever been allowed into the ultrasecretive, highly pressured process of originating a perfume. But Chandler Burr, the New York Times perfume critic, spent a year behind the scenes observing the creation of two major fragrances. Now, writing with wit and elegance, he juxtaposes the stories of the perfumes--one created by a Frenchman in Paris for an exclusive luxury-goods house, the other made in New York by actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Coty, Inc., a giant international corporation.--From publisher description
You or someone like you : a novel by Chandler Burr( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 711 libraries worldwide
This remarkable debut novel by an acclaimed "New York Times" writer is at once an odyssey through classic literature and a heartbreakingly real portrait of a marriage as it unravels
A separate creation : how biology makes us gay by Chandler Burr( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The perfect scent a year inside the perfume industry in Paris and New York by Chandler Burr( file )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
No journalist has ever been allowed into the ultrasecretive, highly pressured process of originating a perfume. But Chandler Burr, the New York Times perfume critic, spent a year behind the scenes observing the creation of two major fragrances. Now, writing with wit and elegance, he juxtaposes the stories of the perfumes--one created by a Frenchman in Paris for an exclusive luxury-goods house, the other made in New York by actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Coty, Inc., a giant international corporation.--From publisher description
Dior : the perfumes by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
An exquisite exploration of the relationship between Christian Dior and perfumes, celebrating sixty-five years of inspiration, innovation, and style. Includes an essay "Christian Dior and his artist friends, a galleriest and lover of the art world"
L'homme qui entend les parfums : l'étonnante redécouverte de Luca Turin by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Portrait de Luca Turin, chercheur original, qui s'intéresse dès les années 80 à l'univers des parfums et au fonctionnement de l'odorat. Il découvre que les odeurs ne sont pas provoquées par la forme des molécules mais par leurs vibrations. Son parcours le conduit à la fois vers les mythes de l'univers des parfums et le monde industriel aux enjeux commerciaux colossaux
The essence of green mangoes : the search for the perfect scent by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
L'imperatore del profumo by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The perfect scent : a year inside the scenes of the perfume industry in Paris and New York by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
An insider's view of the perfume industry follows the creation of two major new fragrances--one developed in Paris for an exclusive luxury goods house, the other made in New York by a collaboration between Coty, Inc., and actress Sarah Jessica Parker
Nioi no teiō : Tensai kagakusha ruka tourin ga idomu kyūkaku no nazo ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dior : les parfums by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Keuze of kenmerk : op zoek naar de oorsprong van seksuele geaardheid by Chandler Burr( Article )
1 edition published in 1993 in Dutch and held by 1 library worldwide
Behandeld wordt medisch onderzoek naar de biologische verschillen tussen homoseksuelen en heteroseksuelen
The only question that matters : do people choose their sexual orientation? by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The art of scent : 1899-2012 by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Friendly fire : how politics shaped policy on gays in the military by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Capitalism : cuban style by Chandler Burr( Article )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Homosexuality and biology by Chandler Burr( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Repr. van een art. dat is verschenen in: The Atlantic Monthly, march 1993. - Over medisch-biologisch onderzoek naar de biologische verschillen tussen homoseksuelen en heteroseksuelen
Gay Gene by Chandler Burr( file )
in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Presents information on biological research into the genetic origins of homosexuality. Contains commentaries and a bibliography on books and scientific and sociological studies on the topic. Offers a discussion forum on the topic. Highlights current studies on the biology of sexual orientation. Provides a clinical profile of human sexual orientation. Links to sites of related interest
 
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Alternative Names
Chandler Burr American scientist
Chandler Burr scrittore e giornalista statunitense
バール, チャンドラー
Languages
English (67)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
Italian (1)
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