The botany of desire
(DVD) 

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Published
[United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2009.
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen.
ISBN
0793670845, 9780793670840
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
Status
Harwich Brooks Free Library - Adult
DVD 306.4 BOT
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Published
[United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2009.
Edition
Widescreen.
Language
English
ISBN
0793670845, 9780793670840
UPC
841887010856

Notes

General Note
Title from web page.
General Note
Release date: Nov. 3, 2009.
General Note
Based on the book by Michael Pollan.
General Note
Originally produced for television, 2008.
General Note
Features: deleted scenes; 19 min. panel discussion on the interdisciplinary importance of The Botany of Desire; 29 min. add'l interview with Michael Pollan.
Participants/Performers
Features, Michael Pollan ; narrator, Frances McDormand.
Description
Shows how human desires are an essential, intricate part of natural history. The program will explore the natural history of four plants -the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato - and the corresponding human desires - sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control. This two-hour documentary begins in Michael Pollan's garden, and roams the world, from the fields of Iowa to the apple forests of Kazakhstan, from a medical marijuana hot house to the tulip markets of Amsterdam.
Target Audience
Rating: TV-PG.
System Details
DVD; Dolby 2.0 stereo.; widescreen; NTSC; region 1.
Language
Closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Pollan, M., McDormand, F., & Schwarz, M. (2009). The botany of desire (Widescreen.). Distributed by PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pollan, Michael, Frances. McDormand and Michael Schwarz. 2009. The Botany of Desire. Distributed by PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pollan, Michael, Frances. McDormand and Michael Schwarz. The Botany of Desire Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Pollan, Michael., Frances McDormand, and Michael Schwarz. The Botany of Desire Widescreen., Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2009.

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