The Secret Life of Plants

Author(s): Peter Tompkins

Botany | Green Issues

The world of plants and its relation to mankind as revealed by the latest scientific discoveries. "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore."-- "Newsweek" "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore." "--Newsweek" "Once in a while you find a book that stuns you. Its scope leaves you breathless. This is such a book."--John White, "San Francisco Chronicle" "This fascinating book roams...over that marvelous no man's land of mystical glimmerings into the nature of science and life itself."--Henry Mitchell, "Washington Post Book World" Review Quotes: "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore.""--Newsweek""Once in a while you find a book that stuns you. Its scope leaves you breathless. This is such a book."--John White, "San Francisco Chronicle""This fascinating book roams...over that marvelous no man's land of mystical glimmerings into the nature of science and life itself."--Henry Mitchell, "Washington Post Book World"


Product Information

"Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore.""--Newsweek""Once in a while you find a book that stuns you. Its scope leaves you breathless. This is such a book."--John White, "San Francisco Chronicle""This fascinating book roams...over that marvelous no man's land of mystical glimmerings into the nature of science and life itself."--Henry Mitchell, "Washington Post Book World"

General Fields

  • : 9780060915872
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • : HarperPerennial
  • : March 1989
  • : 204mm X 134mm X 25mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : b&w illustrations, bibliography, index
  • : Peter Tompkins
  • : Paperback
  • : 389
  • : 581
  • : 416