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2:44 am
Mon February 26, 2007

2/27/07: Flower Confidential

Salt Lake City, UT – What do hospital rooms, dining room tables, high school proms and funerals have in common? Americans like to say it with flowers, buying around 10 million stems per day. In her new book Flower Confidential, Amy Stewart follows our quest for bigger, more beautiful and cheaper blooms. The journey takes her around the globe, and on Tuesday, Stewart joins Doug to talk about what is gained and lost in this mass commercialization of nature.

  • Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m., Amy Stewart will read from her book Flower Confidential at the King's English Bookshop, 1511 S 1500 East. The event is co-sponsored by Cactus and Tropicals. For more information, call 801-484-9100 or click here.
  • On Wednesday evening at 7:00 Amy Stewart will be at the Spotted Frog in Park City's Redstone Mall. Call them at 435-575-2665 or click here for more information.

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