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A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud

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Synopsis:

British botanist John Heslop Harrison rose to fame after claiming to have discovered several species of rare plants on the mysterious Isle of Rum off the west coast of Scotland. Having stumbled across a veiled reference in an amateur botanist's obituary, Sabbagh now raises questions of a 50-year-old fraud. of photos.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-268) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374252823
Subtitle:
(true story of botanical fraud )
Author:
Sabbagh, Karl
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Scotland
Subject:
History
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Botanists
Subject:
Fraud in science
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
#99-103
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
viii, 276 p., 8 p. of pla
Dimensions:
8.52x5.76x.99 in. 2.30 lbs.

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Product details viii, 276 p., 8 p. of pla pages Farrar Straus Giroux - English 9780374252823 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , British botanist John Heslop Harrison rose to fame after claiming to have discovered several species of rare plants on the mysterious Isle of Rum off the west coast of Scotland. Having stumbled across a veiled reference in an amateur botanist's obituary, Sabbagh now raises questions of a 50-year-old fraud. of photos.
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