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This Green World
Rutherford H. Platt
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This Green World

4.5  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, Edwin Way Teale Library of Nature Classics, 272 pages
Published December 1988 by Dodd Mead (first published 1944)
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Jun 28, 2012 Msmerricat added it
Shelves: classic
This is a book that has been in my family for years. I have read bits and pieces so probably have read the whole. I just ordered a copy from Amazon (my BFF) and it is the same edition as the one on my grandmother's bookshelf. She quoted this book at us for years and I have decided that I really need to have a copy. The one she had I think lives with my uncle now and I know there is so much information in this book. Books are not Classics without reason. This is the type of book to take out of do ...more
Oct 25, 2011 Probibliophile rated it really liked it
Shelves: plants
Not called a classic for nothin'. Very interesting stories about plants.
Jul 01, 2012 Rebecca rated it it was amazing
Great primer for all ages - clear, entertaining, educational.
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RUTHERFORD H. PLATT is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and also is Senior Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Cities, City University of New York (CUNY) He holds a B.A. in political science from Yale and both a J.D. (law) and Ph.D. (geography) from the University of Chicago. He specializes in public policy concerning urban land and water resources.

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