by Oliver Sacks - £8.99 Pan Macmillan (Picador) (2012)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781447208341 | ISBN 10: 144720834x
Since childhood Oliver has been fascinated by the ability of these primitive plants to survive and adapt in many climates. Oaxaca Journal is the enthralling account of his trip, alongside a group of fellow fern enthusiasts, to the beautiful province of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Bringing together Oliverís endless curiosity about natural history and the richness of human culture with his sharp eye for detail, this book is a captivating evocation of a place, its plants, its people, and its myriad wonders.
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