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  • Poisons: From Hemlock to Botox and the Killer Bean Calabar | Peter Macinnis

    Poisons: From Hemlock to Botox and the Killer Bean Calabar

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Peter Macinnis
    • Narrated By Stephen Hoye
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    A wide-ranging and provocative look - teeming with little-known facts and engaging stories - at a subject of the direst interest. Poisons permeate our world. They are in the environment, the workplace, the home. They are in food, our favorite whiskey, medicine, well water. They have been used to cure disease as well as incapacitate and kill. They smooth wrinkles, block pain, stimulate, and enhance athletic ability. In this entertaining and fact-filled audiobook, science writer Peter Macinnis considers poisons in all their aspects. He recounts stories of the celebrated poisoners in history and literature....

    Marsha L. Woerner says: "Interestin compendium on poisons and their history"
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