American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic (Paperback)Victoria Johnson (author)
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Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 382 g
Dimensions: 211 x 140 x 30 mm
"American Eden's many glimpses of the swamps, meadows, fields and flora lying beneath the city, meticulously mapped, are among its greatest pleasures." -- Times Literary Supplement
"... Victoria Johnson's fine science biography... A rich and compelling read." -- Nature
"American Eden will not disappoint.... In her ambitious and entertaining book Johnson connects past to present." -- Marta McDowell - The New York Times Book Review
""[A] captivating biography..." -- Penelope Rowlands - The Wall Street Journal
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