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Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire: A Novel
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Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire: A Novel by Margot Berwin

Eat, Pray, LovemeetsThe Orchid Thiefin this rollicking debut novel about plant magic, spiritual discovery, and romantic fever in the jungles of Mexico. Shortly after her divorce, advertising executive Lila Nova purchases her first plant. Its a bird-of-paradise, and the seller is David Exley, a rugged country-sexual who seems to promise a paradise of his own making. Lila is immediately obsessedwith plants and with the man who sells thembut when David introduces her to the myth of the nine plants of desire, and when she meets a man named Armand who claims to own the nine plants, her obsession reaches unexpected heights: if she can possess all nine plants, the legend goes, her wildest dreams will be fulfilled. But Lila is too trusting, and as a result she is soon off on an adventure she never meant to take: in the Yucatn, alone, hefting a backpack full of travel guides and expensive shampoo, and learning more than she ever wanted to know about the rain forestand about herself. Plant mythology, shamans and charlatans, mysterious spirit animals, orchid obsessives, scorpions, poisonous snakes, and handsome Huichols . . . theyre all here in this tale of mystery, adventure, and heatin every sense of the word. From the Hardcover edition.

Author: Margot Berwin

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 288

Publisher: Pantheon

Publication Date: 2009-06-16

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ISBN: 0307377849

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