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Andrea Wulf was born in India and moved to Germany as a child. She trained as a design historian at the Royal College of Art and is the author of Founding Gardeners, The Brother Gardeners and, most recently, Chasing Venus, as well as the coauthor (with Emma Gieben-Gamal) of This Other Eden: Seven Great Gardens and 300 Years of English History. She has written for The Sunday Times, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times, and she regularly reviews for several newspapers, including The New York Times, The Guardian and The Times Literary Supplement.

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The Brother Gardeners
A Generation of Gentlemen Naturalists and the Birth of an Obsession
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $17.95

Bringing to life the science and adventure of eighteenth-century plant collecting, The Brother Gardeners is the story of how six men created the modern garden and changed the horticultural world in the process. It is a story of a garden revolution that began in America.

In 1733, colonial farmer John Bartram shipped... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The Brother Gardeners
Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $35.00

This is the fascinating story of a small group of eighteenth-century naturalists who made Britain a nation of gardeners and the epicenter of horticultural and botanical expertise. It’s the story of a garden revolution that began in America.

In 1733, the American farmer John Bartram dispatched two boxes of plants and seeds... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Brother Gardeners

Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $15.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between the Earth and the Sun in more than a century. Through that observation, astronomers could calculate the size of the solar system—but only if they could compile data from many different points of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $26.95

The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system.

On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Founding Gardeners
The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $18.95

For the Founding Fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions: a conjoined interest as deeply ingrained in their characters as the battle for liberty and a belief in the greatness of their new nation.

Founding Gardeners is an exploration of that obsession, telling the story of the revolutionary generation from... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Founding Gardeners
The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $35.00

From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen, and farmers.

For the founding fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

Founding Gardeners

Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $14.99

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