Jailed as a scapegoat for Stalin's famines, Vavilov had traveled over five continents, colleted hundreds of thousands of seeds in an effort to outline the ancient centers of agricultural diversity. Gary Paul Nabhan weaves together Vavilov's story with his own expeditions to Earth's richest agricultural landscapes and the cultures that tend them.
Where Our Food Comes FromRetracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine
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Narration is awful.
I have not been able to 'listen' to the book. The narration is the worst I've ever heard. The narrator puts emphasis on the wrong words. I bet he was just reading words and did not understand what he was saying at all. A HUGE disappointment.