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Second Nature - A Gardener's Education

Pollan, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0871134438 / ISBN 13: 9780871134431
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover. Author SIGNED (signature only) . Very light wear to Book and Jacket. Overall, a clean and tight copy to add to a collection or read and enjoy. Atlantic Monthly Pr, 1991. 1st Edition/1st Printing. Near Fine Book in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Price Intact. Dust Jacket protected with a new archival cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped promptly in a box. ; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 041184

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Title: Second Nature - A Gardener's Education

Binding: Hardcover; First Printing

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Destined to Become A Classic

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Eight years ago, Harper's Magazine editor Michael Pollan bought an old Connecticut dairy farm. He planted a garden and attempted to follow Thoreau's example: do not impose your will upon the wilderness, the woodchucks, or the weeds. That ethic did not, of course, work. But neither did pesticides or firebombing the woodchuck burrow. So Michael Pollan began to think about the troubled borders between nature and contemporary life.

The result is a funny, profound, and beautifully written book in the finest tradition of American nature writing. It inspires thoughts on the war of the roses; sex and class conflict in the garden; virtuous composting; the American lawn; seed catalogs, and the politics of planting a tree. A blend of meditation, autobiography, and social history, Second Nature is ultimately a modern Walden: a true classic for our time.

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