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A Rum Affair

A True Story of Botanical Fraud

by Karl Sabbagh

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Published by Farrar Straus Giroux .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7423289M
ISBN 100374252823
ISBN 109780374252823

In the book Rum Curious, writer Fred Minnick dives deep into the context and taxonomy of this island drink. He grounds recipes and flavor notes with research on the political, economic and social Author: Hannah Walhout.   Rum Affair – originally titled Dolly and the Singing Bird and then The Photogenic Soprano – was the first in the series to be published (in obviously), although Tropical Issue, the other one I’ve read, was the first chronologically.

Buy Rum Affair New edition by Dunnett, Dorothy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(30).   Whether you will enjoy “A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud” by Karl Sabbaugh probably depends greatly on how much of a plant or history nerd you are. In brief, the book is essentially a journalistic investigation of an incident in England in the early/mid ’s in which a distinguished professor of botany, John Heslop Harrison.

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A Rum Affair is an absorbing tale of scientific chicanery and academic intrigue critically acclaimed and a finalist for the Los Angeles TimesBook the s, the eminent British botanist John Heslop Harrison proposed a controversial theory: Species of plants on the islands off the west coast of Scotland, he said, had survived the last Ice Age/5.

So you get Tropical Issue (80s punk, dyslexia and remote controls) as the A Rum Affair book book in the series, which gives us some back story on JJ that is valuable. Then you get Rum Affair, second in the series plot line, written in the 60s (minimal tech, very integral to the plot).

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Get this from a library. A Rum affair. [Karl Sabbagh] -- "In the s, the distinguished professor of botany J.W. Heslop Harrison announced the discovery of rare plants on the Isle of Rum in the Hebrides. For the professor's botanical colleagues it was.

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Rum Affair. 2 5 1. by Dorothy Dunnett | Editorial Reviews. there is yet more trouble and the mystery deepens as Johnson's yacht 'Dolly' nears the island of Rum, where it turns into a 5/5(2).

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A Rum Affair A True Story of Botanical Fraud By KARL SABBAGH Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Read the Review "A Curious Episode" He developed blackwater fever and qualified for the Guinness Book of Records by achieving the highest known nonfatal temperature.

Hotel Rum Budapest is a boutique hotel centrally located in a historical building, a 5-minute walk from the Great Market Hall. Karl Sabbagh relates the shady tale of John Heslop Harrison in his highly engaging book A Rum Affair (Rum is the name of the Hebridean island where Harrison made many of his most extraordinary--and suspicious--discoveries).

Sabbagh examines the thoughts, actions, and motivation of Harrison and his academic enemies with great aplomb, and goes on /5(94). Buy A Rum Affair (): A True Story of Botanical Fraud: NHBS - Karl Sabbagh, Adam Nicolson, Birlinn Publishing.

A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud "Somehow this man was too eager to prove things, by hook or by crook, and there were plenty who believed that 'crook' was the word to use." (p. ) Science is frequently like detective work. Both professions rely on some similar methods.

The island's flora came to widespread attention with the publication of the book A Rum Affair by Karl Sabbagh, a British writer and television producer. The book told of a long-running scientific controversy over the alleged discovery of certain plants on Rùm by botanist John William Heslop-Harrison —discoveries that are now considered Coordinates: 56°59′38″N 6°20′38″W / °N.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Rum Affair by Dunnett, Dorothy., Dorothy Dunnett,Random House of Canada, Limited edition, Paperback in EnglishPages: This book is a must for anyone who wants to learn more about rum or is already engaged in an enthusiastic affair with the world's most lively and famous spirit." (Greg Morago, The Hartford Courant)."A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud" by Karl Sabbagh is one of the best books we have read in quite some time.

It's tempting to end this review at that point, because it is much easier to say how much we like this book than it is to say why we like it so much.