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The King of Fruits

Pineapple( )
Author: Beauman, Francesca
Publication Date:Nov 2005
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Chatto & Windus
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $45.00
Book Description:

"Fran Beauman's boyfriend once called her his pineapple - did he mean she was spiky, difficult and posh? Or spectacular, delicious and sexy? In this enchanting and fact-filled book, she explores why this golden fruit is so special. And in one, surprising sense, it is indeed ideal. Made up of a hundred of separate fruitlets, its scales are arranged in curving rows, with one set, always of eight, crossing another of thirteen- these spirals embody the gradations of the Golden Mean - it...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.4 x 22.1 x 3.1 cm
Book Weight:0.546 Kilograms

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