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Strange harvests : the hidden histories of seven natural objects / Edward Posnett.

Posnett, Edward, (author.).
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  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 508 POS (Text) 37521530939745 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Checked out 08/29/2019
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 508 POS (Text) 840191002732751 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 508 POS (Text) 33187004563983 Nonfiction Available -
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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 508 POS (Text) 33187004563975 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 508 POSNETT (Text) 34330513350620 Adult - New Non-Fiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 508 POS (Text) 70621000225230 Adult - New Nonfiction Checked out 09/10/2019
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 508 Posnett (Text) 31208913130433 new non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 508 POS (Text) 31951004431174 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399562792
  • ISBN: 0399562796
  • Physical Description: 323 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-313) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Eiderdown -- Edible birds' nests -- Civet coffee -- Sea silk -- Vicuña fiber -- Tagua -- Guano.
Summary, etc.:
In this beguiling work, Edward Posnett journeys to some of the most far-flung locales on the planet to bring us seven wonders of the natural world--eiderdown, edible birds' nests, civet coffee, sea silk, vicuña fiber, vegetable ivory, and guano--that promise ways of using nature without damaging it.
Subject: Natural history > Collection and preservation.
Sustainability.
Natural resources > Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics.
NATURE.
TRAVEL / Special Interest / Literary.

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