Emperor Of Scent
- Author: Burr, Chandler
- ISBN: 9780099460237
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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. Author Biography: Chandler Burr is the author of A Separate Creation: The Search for the Biological Origins of Sexual Orientation. He lives in New York.