Smoking: The Artificial Passion

Smoking: The Artificial Passion

by David Krogh

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What compels millions of people to ignore the medical evidence and continue smoking? David Krogh offers some fascinating and surprising answers in this critically acclaimed analysis of what doctors and scientists know about the passion for tobacco.

This feisty and provocative work gives smokers, ex-smokers, non-smokers, or anyone captivated by the quirkiness of human behavior a better understanding of this complex, deep-rooted habit--and in a broader context, drug use of any kind.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466813915
Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/15/1992
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 231 KB

About the Author

David Krogh is a science writer and the director of communications for the Academic Senate of the University of California. While he has written on physics and technology, his main interest is biology, particularly its history and relationship to American culture. Krough has written several biology textbooks and study guides, as well as Smoking: The Artificial Passion.

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