The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World
- ISBN13: 9780375760396
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Product Description Every schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of the bees and flowers: The bee collects nectar and pollen to make honey, and in the process, the flowers’ genes spread far and wide. In The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan ingeniously demonstrates how people and domesticated plants have formed a similarly reciprocal relationship. He masterfully combines four basic human desires-sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control with the plants… More>>