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The Food Explorer

The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

The Food Explorer( )
Author: Stone, Daniel
ISBN:978-1-101-99058-2
Publication Date:Feb 2018
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Dutton
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

David Fairchild, a young botanist with an insatiable lust to explore and experience the world, set out in search of foods that would enrich the American farmer and enchant the American eater. Fairchild's finds weren't just limited to food: From Egypt he sent back a variety of cotton that revolutionised an industry, and via Japan he introduced the cherry blossom tree, forever brightening America's capital. Along the way, he was arrested, caught diseases, and bargained with island...
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Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Agriculture & Food
Biography & Autobiography / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.31 x 1.31 Inches
Book Weight:1.4 Pounds

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