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The Emperor of Scent

A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses

The Emperor of Scent( )
Author: Burr, Chandler
ISBN:978-0-375-50797-7
Publication Date:Jan 2003
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

For as long as anyone can remember, a man named Luca Turin has had an uncanny relationship with smells. He has been compared to the hero of Patrick Süskind’s novel Perfume, but his story is in fact stranger, because it is true. It concerns how he made use of his powerful gifts to solve one of the last great mysteries of the human body: how our noses work. Luca Turin can distinguish the components of just about any smell, from the world’s most refined perfumes to the air in...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.85 x 9.54 x 1.26 Inches
Book Weight:1.238 Pounds



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