The Orchid Outlaw: On a Mission to Save Our Rarest Flowers

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LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE & SHORTLISTED FOR THE RICHARD JEFFERIES AWARD

'One man's fascinating mission to save the great British orchid' Mail on Sunday

'Noble work in a time of great change' New Statesman

Ben Jacob is the Orchid Outlaw. In the dead of night, armed with a torch and a trowel, he risks everything, climbing into building sites to rescue Britain's rarest flowers from extinction. At once a memoir, a natural history and an inspiring manifesto for a better future, The Orchid Outlaw shows how we can all save our disappearing natural world, one plant at a time.

'A vivid love letter to Britain's orchids . . . Ben Jacob breaks all the rules with enormous success' FRANCIS PRYOR

'Unorthodox and precious' Financial Times

'Enchanting' Country Life

'A fearless battle and a lifelong passion . . . find out why Ben Jacob has risked heavy fines and even prison to save our endangered orchids' Observer

Product Details

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£10.99  £10.44
Publisher
John Murray Press
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Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781399802284
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