Chasing The Ghost: My Search For All The Wild Flowers Of Britain by Peter MarrenChasing The Ghost: My Search For All The Wild Flowers Of Britain by Peter Marren

Chasing The Ghost: My Search For All The Wild Flowers Of Britain

byPeter Marren

Hardcover | May 29, 2018

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Some people decided to go skydiving when they turn 50. Others travel to a long dreamedof place: Antartica, perhaps or the Galapagos. Others run the London marathon. But to mark his most signifcant birthday, Peter Marren decided on an entirely different sort of mid-life challenge: to track down the last 50 British wild plants he'd yet to see, having ticked the first 1,400 over a half-century well-spent rummaging in hedges, slipping down gullies and peering into peat bogs.

This journey will take him the length and the breadth of the British Isles, searching for our most elusive plants. He will travel from Skye to the Scilly Isles, from mountain to forest floor -- but will he manage to find them all?
Peter Marren is a wildlife writer, journalist and authority on invertebrate folklore and names. His books include The New Naturalists, which won the Society for the History of Natural History’s Thackray Medal, Britain’s Rare Flowers, which won the Botanical Society of the British Isles’ Presidents’ Award. He won a Leverhulme Research F...
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Title:Chasing The Ghost: My Search For All The Wild Flowers Of BritainFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.8 × 5.6 × 1 inPublished:May 29, 2018Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:191093111X

ISBN - 13:9781910931110

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