Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet Oliver Morton

Everyday low prices, plus 3.99 shipping. Click for details.
Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet

Quality Paperback

Product Dimensions:
8.10 X 5.40 X 1.10"
Shipping Weight:
0.75 lbs
Harper Perennial
File Size:
Release Date:
November 17, 2009
Pricing Policy
Returns Policy
Shipping Information

Price: $15.99 $11.99
Save: $4.00 (25%)

This product ships in 24 hours

Available formats:

  • Paperback

From acclaimed science journalist Oliver Morton comes Eating the Sun, a fascinating, lively, profound look at photosynthesis, nature's greatest miracle. From the physics, chemistry, and cellular biology that make photosynthesis possible, to the quirky and competitive scientists who first discovered the beautifully honed mechanisms of photosynthesis, to the modern energy crisis we face today, Eating the Sun offers a complete biography of the earth through the lens of this common but crucial process.

In Brief

The everyday miracle of photosynthesis is the topic of this accessible book by an award-winning science journalist, who received high praise for his last book, "Mapping Mars.


Award-winning science journalist Oliver Morton is the author of Mapping Mars, a contributing editor at Wired, and a contributor for The New Yorker, Science, and The American Scholar. He lives with his wife in Greenwich, England.

New This Week in Hardcover Nonfiction

  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview
  • Quickview

Save up to

40% off

List Price

On Daily Deals

Plus 4.99 Flat Rate

Award Winner

Quality Paperback price:

Release date:



Available formats: