We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | June 2, 2015

    Matthieu Ricard: IMG The Altruism Revolution



    With the famous phrase "Nature, red in tooth and claw," the Victorian poet Tennyson expressed the challenge that the emerging science of evolution... Continue »

    spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

Second Nature: A Gardener's Education

by

Second Nature: A Gardener's Education Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In his articles and in best-selling books such as The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan has established himself as one of our most important and beloved writers on modern mans place in the natural world. A new literary classic, Second Nature has become a manifesto not just for gardeners but for environmentalists everywhere. “As delicious a meditation on one mans relationships with the Earth as any you are likely to come upon” (The New York Times Book Review), Second Nature captures the rhythms of our everyday engagement with the outdoors in all its glory and exasperation. With chapters ranging from a reconsideration of the Great American Lawn, a dispatch from one mans war with a woodchuck, to an essay about the sexual politics of roses, Pollan has created a passionate and eloquent argument for reconceiving our relationship with nature.

Synopsis:

The author of The Botany of Desire draws on his gardening experiences to explore attitudes toward nature and wilderness, environmental questions, and what gardening teaches about the borders between nature and culture. Reprint.

Synopsis:

Chosen by the American Horticultural Society as one of the seventy-five greatest books ever written about gardening,Second Naturehas become a manifesto for rethinking our relationship with nature. With chapter ranging from a reconsideration of the Great American Lawn and a dispatch from one man’s war with a woodchuck to reflections...

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802198617
Subtitle:
A Gardener's Education
Publisher:
Grove Press
Author:
Michael Pollan
Author:
Pollan, Michael
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
GARDENING / Essays
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Gardening -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Subject:
Audio Books-Gardening
Subject:
Botany-General
Subject:
Gardening-Writing
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Gardening : Essays
Subject:
Gardening : Flowers - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20030812
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 8.5 oz

Related Subjects

Home and Garden » Gardening » Flower Growing
Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Writing
Science and Mathematics » Biology » General

Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 320 pages Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - English 9780802198617 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The author of The Botany of Desire draws on his gardening experiences to explore attitudes toward nature and wilderness, environmental questions, and what gardening teaches about the borders between nature and culture. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , Chosen by the American Horticultural Society as one of the seventy-five greatest books ever written about gardening,Second Naturehas become a manifesto for rethinking our relationship with nature. With chapter ranging from a reconsideration of the Great American Lawn and a dispatch from one man’s war with a woodchuck to reflections...
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.