Founding Gardeners

The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation

by Andrea Wulf

Hardcover, 349 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $30 | purchase

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Founding Gardeners
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The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation
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Andrea Wulf

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The award-winning author of The Brother Gardeners presents a tour of the lives of the founding fathers from their perspectives as gardeners, farmers and plantsmen, revealing how a shared passion for agriculture shaped their beliefs and decisions.

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Founding Gardeners

The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation


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Copyright © 2011 Andrea Wulf
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ISBN: 9780307269904

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