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    new, american, early, many and historical.
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  • This product had a total of 31 reviews as of our last analysis date on Apr 20 2019.
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This is an enjoyable book on botany and medicine

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Meticulously researched, the author makes sure Dr. Hosack and his Elgin Botanic Garden are not lost to obscurity. You don't hav...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Johnson has the amazing ability to take you back in time and imagine the hustle and bustle of manhattan as it was long ago: an island with a city at its southern point and home to an early patriot and citizen that history has, up to this point, largely forgotten.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This is a heavily footnotes scholarly work.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    While the book focuses on early american physician david hosack, we learn of his relationships with hamiton, burr, and other important voices of the early republic, as it existed in the city of new york.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    We learn, sadly, that hosack’s famous and important botanical garden, lies buried under rockefeller center.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    While hosack was a talented and inventive physician, who trained many doctors during the country's early days, this but scratches the surface of his contributions.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I happened to listen to the author on npr, so immediately went out and gathered up her book to read on david hosack (american eden).


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Just like today, politics plays a great part in our lives, as it did for david hosack.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Masterful weaving of scientific discovery, character and landmark early american historical events into engaging story.

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