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The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America

The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America (EPUB ebook)

By Nordhaus, Hannah

"You'llnever think of bees, their keepers, or the fruits (and nuts) of their laborsthe same way again." -Trevor Corson, author of The Secret Life of LobstersAward-winning journalist Hannah Nordhaus tells the remarkable story of John Miller, one of America's foremost migratory bee...keepers, and the myriad and mysterious epidemics threatening American honeybee populations. In luminous, razor-sharp prose, Nordhaus explores the vital role that honeybees play in American agribusiness, the maintenance of our food chain, and the very future of the nation. With an intimate focus and incisive reporting, in a book perfect for fans of Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, Michael Pollan's The Botany of Desire,and John McPhee's Oranges, Nordhaus's stunning expose illuminates one the most critical issues facing the world today,offering insight, information, and, ultimately, hope.
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ISBN 9780062079428
Published 24 May 2011
Publisher HarperCollins
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9780062079428
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins
Imprint HarperCollins e-books
Released 24 May 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format EPUB ebook
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Author(s) By Nordhaus, Hannah
Category Economics, Finance, Business, Industry
Primary Industries
Agriculture & Related Industries
Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
Agriculture & Farming
Apiculture (Beekeeping)
Natural History: Insects & Spiders
Natural History: Butterflies
Farm & Working Animals
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 638.1
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
NBS Text Management & Business: General
ONIX Text General/trade