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The Emperor of Scent

(2003)
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In the tradition of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief and James Gleick's Genius, The Emperor of Scent tells the story of Luca Turin, an utterly unusual, stubborn scientist, his otherworldly gift for perfume, his brilliant, quixotic theory of how we smell, and his struggle to set before the world the secret of the most enigmatic of our senses.

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Hardback Editions

March 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Emperor Of Scent: A Story Of Perfume, Obsession, And The Last Mystery Of The Senses
Author(s): Chandler Burr
ISBN: 0-7567-7607-4 / 978-0-7567-7607-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Diane Pub Co
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February 2004 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession
Author(s): Chandler Burr
ISBN: 1-4176-3448-0 / 978-1-4176-3448-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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August 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession and the Last Mystery of the Senses
Author(s): Chandler Burr
ISBN: 0-434-01156-8 / 978-0-434-01156-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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January 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses
Author(s): Chandler Burr
ISBN: 0-375-50797-3 / 978-0-375-50797-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Paperback Editions

March 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Emperor Of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession and the Last Mystery of the Senses
Author(s): Chandler Burr
ISBN: 0-09-946023-8 / 978-0-09-946023-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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February 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession
Author(s): Chandler Burr
ISBN: 0-375-75981-6 / 978-0-375-75981-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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