Peter Tompkins





Peter Tompkins

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born
in Athens, Georgia, The United States
April 19, 1919

died
January 24, 2007

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Peter Tompkins was an American journalist, World War II spy, and best-selling author.
His best known and most influential books include The Secret Life of Plants, published in 1973, Secrets of the Great Pyramid, reprinted in paperback in 1997, and Mysteries of the Mexican Pyramids, published in 1976. He is the father of author Ptolemy Tompkins.


Average rating: 4.09 · 1,716 ratings · 203 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
The Secret Life of Plants: ...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 1,285 ratings — published 1973 — 21 editions
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Secrets of the Soil: New So...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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Secrets of the Great Pyrami...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 1971 — 7 editions
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The Secret Life of Nature: ...
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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Mysteries of the Mexican Py...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1976 — 5 editions
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The Magic of Obelisks
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1981
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A Spy in Rome
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1962 — 4 editions
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The Murder of Admiral Darla...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1965 — 2 editions
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The Eunuch and the Virgin: ...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1962
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Italy Betrayed
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1966
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“[children]can thus learn the art of loving and know truly that when they think a thought they release a tremendous power or force in space.”
Peter Tompkins

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