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Download Where our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (66 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gary Paul Nabhan Narrator: Mitchell Leopard Publisher: Caravan Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Jailed as a scapegoat for Stalin's famines, Vavilov had traveled over five continents, collected hundreds of thousands of seeds in an effort to outline the ancient centers of agricultural diversity. Gary Paul Nabhan weaves together Vavilov's story with his own expeditions to Earth's richest agricultural landscapes and the cultures that tend them. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Marjorie Elwood | 11/14/2013

    " Half biography and half adventure, this book takes us around the globe in search of food security through seed variety. Fascinating to learn more about the origins of food crops, as well as the obsession of one man. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Heid E. | 12/19/2012

    " Reads like a thriller with excellent food porn value! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Mary Louise | 9/10/2012

    " Nabhan makes important connections between culture and food scarcity. Hey, food scarcity is real,just talk to my friends from around the world. We need to think of ways to help before it's too late. (Stepping off my soap box.) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jim | 1/4/2012

    " A story of a great man. "

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