The Secret Life of Plants: a Fascinating Account of the Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Relations Between Plants and Man

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Explore the inner world of plants and its fascinating relation to mankind, as uncovered by the latest discoveries of science. A perennial bestseller.

In this truly revolutionary and beloved work, drawn from remarkable research, Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird cast light on the rich psychic universe of plants. Now available in a new edition, The Secret Life of Plants explores plants' response to human care and nurturing, their ability to communicate with man, plants' surprising reaction to music, their lie-detection abilities, their creative powers, and much more. Tompkins and Bird's classic book affirms the depth of humanity's relationship with nature and adds special urgency to the cause of protecting the environment that nourishes us.

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The world of plants and its relation to mankind as revealed by the latest scientific discoveries. "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore."--Newsweek

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“The cult favorite, which hypothesized that plants may be sentient. . . . Fantastic revelations!” (New York Times)

“Once in a while you find a book that stuns you. This is such a book. It’s scope leaves you breathless.” (San Francisco Chronicle)

“Incredible. ... Bristles with plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore.” (Newsweek)

“This fascinating book... roams over that marvelous no man’s land of mystical glimmerings into the nature of science and life itself.” (Washington Post)

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