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By Hope Jahren

A debut memoir of a girl in technology; a portrait of an established friendship; and a glance at plants.
Acclaimed scientist wish Jahren has outfitted 3 laboratories within which she’s studied bushes, vegetation, seeds, and soil. Her first booklet is a revelatory treatise on plant life—but it's also much more.

Lab Girl
is a ebook approximately paintings, love, and the mountains that may be moved while these issues come jointly. it's informed via Jahren’s tales: approximately her early life in rural Minnesota with an uncompromising mom and a father who inspired hours of play in his classroom’s labs; approximately how she discovered a sanctuary in technological know-how, and discovered to accomplish lab paintings performed “with either the guts and the hands”; and concerning the inevitable disappointments, but additionally the triumphs and exhilarating discoveries, of clinical work.

Yet on the middle of this ebook is the tale of a dating Jahren solid with a super, wounded guy named invoice, who turns into her lab accomplice and ally. Their occasionally rogue adventures in technological know-how take them from the Midwest around the usa and again back, over the Atlantic to the ever-light skies of the North Pole and to tropical Hawaii, the place she and her lab presently make their domestic.

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