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Montrose (Paperback)

Montrose Cover Image
$21.99
On Our Shelves Now
1 on hand, as of Apr 30 7:27am
(Travel/local history)
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738596341
ISBN-10: 0738596345
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: January 21st, 2013
Pages: 127
Language: English
Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)

Staff Picks

This book is SO amazing! A beautifully written scientific and personal memoir that is informative, touching, heart-breaking, and inspiring. Jahren’s descriptions of her life and scientific research into the intricacies of the plant world are as poetic and poignant as it gets. The story weaves through her early upbringing in Minnesota, her education, starting her lab with her lovable and eccentric lab partner Bill. It then follows her finding love, motherhood, and her ground-breaking geobiology research. Reading this is like taking a walk through the forest with a friend. Every word is filled with authenticity and a fervent passion for science and this book makes me proud to be studying to become a scientist. It’s a must read for those interested in the natural world or any human who has ever had feelings.