The flamingo's smile is accessible to the layman, but it’s always clear that stephen jay gould is not just a writer or philosopher, but a paleontologist and evolutionary biologist. Gould is always good!
The writing vernacular is easy to understand and the set up of the book is user friendly. Easy to understand, nice conversational style to his stories. Informative, easy to read, great story teller and usable photos not blury or grayscale.
The kindle edition has limited color photographs (one photo per plant being discussed) great for identifying and foraging. I would’ve liked to see the different stages of plant an herb growth during different seasons, as i am from minnesota and our pl... Read More
This book is well laid out, with the information available in an instantly usable format. This book has a bibliography with links so it's easy to find out more. Great book w lots of useful info & pictures.
If you're lucky enough to run across this book before you actually need it consider yourself blessed to have the time to absorb the wealth of knowledge. The author has poured his heart and soul into his book.
The pictures of plants are black and white. The description where to find the plants is lacking. How to use them is also i’m many cases is poor.