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The Emperor of Scent

A True Story of Perfume and Obsession

The Emperor of Scent( )
Author: Burr, Chandler
ISBN:978-0-375-75981-9
Publication Date:Feb 2004
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

The Emperor of Scent tells of the scientific maverick Luca Turin, a connoisseur and something of an aesthete who wrote a bestselling perfume guide and bandied about an outrageous new theory on the human sense of smell. Drawing on cutting-edge work in biology, chemistry, and physics, Turin used his obsession with perfume and his eerie gift for smell to turn the cloistered worlds of the smell business and science upside down, leading to a solution to the last great mystery of the...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds



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