Secret Life of Plants

Author(s): Peter Tompkins; Christopher O. Bird


Explore the inner world of plants and its fascinating relation to mankind, as uncovered by the latest discoveries of science. In this truly revolutionary and beloved work, drawn from remarkable research, Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird cast light on the rich psychic universe of plants. Now available in a new edition, The Secret Life of Plants explores plants' response to human care and nurturing, their ability to communicate with man, plants' surprising reaction to music, their lie-detection abilities, their creative powers, and much more. Tompkins and Bird's classic book affirms the depth of humanity's relationship with nature and adds special urgency to the cause of protecting the environment that nourishes us.


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"Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore.""--Newsweek""Once in a while you find a book that stuns you. Its scope leaves you breathless. This is such a book."--John White, "San Francisco Chronicle""This fascinating book roams...over that marvelous no man's land of mystical glimmerings into the nature of science and life itself."--Henry Mitchell, "Washington Post Book World"

General Fields

  • : 9780060915872
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : 0.299371
  • : December 1988
  • : 204mm X 134mm X 25mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Tompkins; Christopher O. Bird
  • : Paperback
  • : 389
  • : English
  • : 581
  • : 416
  • : b&w illustrations, bibliography, index