A Plant’s-eye View of the World

Overview: Focusing on the human relationship with plants, the author of Second Nature uses botany to explore four basic human desires–sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control–through portraits of four plants that embody them: the apple, tulip, …

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Book Description: Focusing on the human relationship with plants, the author of Second Nature uses botany to explore four basic human desires–sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control–through portraits of four plants that embody them: the apple, tulip, marijuana, and potato. 100,000 first printing.

Book Details

  • Title: The Botany of Desire
  • Subtitle: A Plant’s-eye View of the World
  • Authors: Milkyway Media
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Published Date: 2002-12-31
  • Category: Nature, Gardening
  • Ratings Count: 91
  • Average rating: 4

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