Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: National Geographic On Sale: July 20, 2010 Price: $26.00
In the tradition of Galileo’s Daughter and Brunelleschi’s Dome, this exciting story illuminates the captivating world of the late Renaissance–in this case its plagues, remedies, and alchemy–through the life of Leonardo Fioravanti, a brilliant, remarkably forward-thinking, and utterly unconventional doctor. Fioravanti’s marvelous cures and talent for self-aggrandizement earned him the adoration...
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