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Castor Bean Seeds
     

Castor Bean Seeds

by Janice Daugharty
 
A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Riacin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the

Overview

A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Riacin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011093432
Publisher:
Janice Daugharty
Publication date:
08/27/2010
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
67 KB

Meet the Author

Janice Daugharty, artist in residence at Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College, in Tifton, Georgia, is the author of 7 print novels and two story collections. Her newest novel, "The Little Known," is now available in ebook and print. Daugharty is in the process of uploading e-stories to Smashwords for your reading pleasure. For more on this author visit janicedaugharty.com See "Fans of Janice Daugharty" on Facebook and author profile at HarperCollins.com. I have a new print and ebook novel coming out at the end of Feb 2011. The title is "Heir to the Everlasting."

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