The Signature of All Things
[a Novel]Large Print - 2013
A New York Times Bestselling Author This extraordinary story of botany, exploration and desire, spanning much of the 19th century, follows the fortunes of the brilliant Alma Whittaker (daughter of a bold and charismatic botanical explorer) as she comes into her own within the world of plants and science. As Alma's studies of moss take her deeper into the mysteries of evolution, the man she loves draws her in the opposite direction -- into the realm of the spiritual.
Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale Cengage Learning, c2013.
Branch Call Number: LPE FICTION GIL
Characteristics: 883 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
From Library Staff
Botany and brilliance shine through Alma, who lives to see the Industrial Revolution come to fruition.