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Explore the inner world of plants and its fascinating relation to mankind, as uncovered by the latest discoveries of science. A perennial best seller! 

In this truly revolutionary and beloved work, drawn from remarkable research, Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird cast light on the rich psychic universe of plants. Now available in a new edition, The Secret Life of Plants explores plants' response to human care and nurturing, their ability to communicate with man, plants' surprising reaction to music, their lie-detection abilities, their creative powers, and much more. 

Tompkins and Bird's classic book affirms the depth of humanity's relationship with nature and adds special urgency to the cause of protecting the environment that nourishes us.

©2018 Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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  • Yvonne B
  • 03-05-2020

Amazing doesn't even begin to describe it

I have read this book 3 times, and am so grateful that I can listen to it as I go about my daily work. It has been more illuminating than I have words to express, and it has actually turned the direction some of my friend's lives. I am so grateful to the many people interested in loving the earth and the plants that are here to love us. God bless Peter and Christopher for their efforts.

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  • Elena Macias
  • 26-04-2020

Magical, uplifing and hopeful.

i loved this writing. Surprising and uplifing, it made me even more hopeful about this world.

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  • Elan Sun Star
  • 20-06-2020

Timless and brilliant...always the classic!!!!

I first read this 50 years ago....It is even better now...much better ..Much i seem to have missed has come forward to reveal itself here. Shabari Bird is still in full action (farming in australia with her HUGH) and with her place in georgia...

Thank you more than I can say for this volume rich and wealthy with insights!!

Bravo!

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  • Any Time Now, Jesus
  • 10-01-2021

You Need To Know These Things

Nearly every sentence is a profound revelation and/or confirmation of things which you fundamentally recognize and know are true and accurate.

Oh, and The Man does Not want you to know any of it. After 170+ years of irrefutable scientific evidences and confirmations, it has all been harshly, continually, systematically, and conspiratorially suppressed and undermined by the conventional, ruling "science" establishments.

Why? All Truth has many powerful enemies.
But, you already know that.

Set yourself free. Listen to this book.

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  • Marlys Gallagher
  • 15-12-2020

performer did not know how to pronounce words

loved this book. I wish the concepts were commonly known and taught in school and agriculture.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-08-2020

this carefully woven work of art gave me insight!

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ascinated, depth, new vision of life in fuller perspective.
backed by history,research ,science

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  • Max
  • 04-02-2021

very interesting

the book gave me a lot of ideas to think about , opened my mind to new possibilities

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  • alexander
  • 10-12-2020

Pretty surreal

Very information packed, but quite the book. Enlightens you on plants as living entities. I am glad I listened to this. The narration is very well done for how much detail goes into going back and forth on studies. Overall, I was blown away

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  • Stephen
  • 03-01-2021

Good and interesting book apart from the space BS

It would of got 5 starts but they started pushing space propaganda ASTRO-NOTS going to the moon which we all know was faked no man ever went to the moon ever. Why we not been back in over 50+ years? Because we can't there is a firmament above your head. Update finished and in the last chapter he mentions the firmament lol it's an impenetrable barrier we live in an inclosed system space is fake.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-11-2020

fantastic

fascinating book. loaded with information. I will re listen. it touched my soul. thank you for producing and sharing. Bless All.

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