The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession [Audiobook] download free by Adam Leith Gollner

The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession Audiobook download free by Adam Leith Gollner
  • Listen audiobook: The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce and Obsession
  • Author: Adam Leith Gollner
  • Release date: 2010/2/6
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780743296953
  • Rating: 9.05 of 10
  • Votes: 678
  • Review by: Alexis Oldham
  • Review rating: 8.73 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Duration: 3H37M42S in 256 kbps (57.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, AAC, FLAC, MP3, WMA, MPEG4, WMA Lossless (compression CBZ, TAR.XZ, ARJ, TAR.BZ2, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M8S (5 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A vivid and unforgettable expedition through the world of exotic fruit, The Fruit Hunters is the engrossing story of some of Earth's most desired foods told by an intrepid journalist and keen observer of nature-both human and botanical. Delicious, lethal, hallucinogenic and medicinal, fruits have led nations to war, fueled dictatorships and lured people into new worlds. Adam Gollner examines the fruits we eat and explains why we eat them (the scientific, economic and aesthetic reasons); traces the life of mass-produced fruits (how they are created, grown and marketed) and explores the underworld of fruits that are inaccessible, ignored and even forbidden in the Western world. Peopled with a cast of characters as varied and bizarre as the fruit it discusses-smugglers, inventors, explorers and epicures-this extraordinary book can 'fill a thousand and one summer nights with delightful reading' (The Miami Herald ).
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Cookery By Ingredient, Primary Industries, Botany & Plant Sciences, History Of Science, Agriculture & Related Industries
  • Download servers: Microsoft OneDrive, BitShare, Hotfile, Uploaded, Dropbox,, SpiderOak, Mediafire. Compressed in CBZ, TAR.XZ, ARJ, TAR.BZ2, RAR, ZIP
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.81 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x17mm
  • Weight: 426g
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