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    • American Eden

    • David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic
    • By: Victoria Johnson
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Dr. David Hosack tilled the country's first botanical garden in the Manhattan soil more than 200 years ago, he didn't just dramatically alter the New York landscape; he left a monumental legacy of advocacy for public health and wide-ranging support for the sciences. In melodic prose, historian Victoria Johnson eloquently chronicles Hosack's tireless career to reveal the breadth of his impact. The result is a lush portrait of the man who gave voice to a new, deeply American understanding of the powers and perils of nature.

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