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I was delighted to find a recent biography of Jeanne Baret, a woman who did something truly amazing but who, like so many others, has been practically lost to history, but this... Read morePublished 16 months ago by floradora
I'm starting a small collection of plant biographies, and I shall look forward to getting around to this one! I love the subject of these books!Published 20 months ago by Jennifer
This was a great geography lesson. Way too technical in the botany descriptions. Not enough about Jeanne and her herbal healings. Read morePublished on June 27, 2014 by Diana L. Jubb
This book is a wonderful education on another time of human life. I was fascinated and saddened at the life of Jeanne Baret. Read morePublished on March 17, 2014 by Darlene Hand
I have purchased 5 of the books since 2010,all for gifts.All women should read this book and verify what we know that we have smarts and the will power to do anything because we... Read morePublished on December 29, 2013 by Mary J Olson
Book in excellent condition and story about a fabulous woman who deserves a greater role in history. Must read for those interested in womens studiesPublished on July 26, 2013 by Linda
I enjoyed this book and thought it is well written. Author Glynis Ridley tells the story of amateur botanist Jeanne Baret and the role she played in a French circumnavigation... Read morePublished on May 29, 2013 by Steve G
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