1. Foreword by Professor Stephen D. Hopper; 2. Childhood; 3. Adolescence; 4. A Camellia Button-Hole Period; 5. The Demon of Generosity; 6. Human Herbalist-Moral Botanist; 7. Time...and time again; 8. Index to plant names, terms, and topics.
"This book on plants associated with the writings of Marcel Proust is different...it is accessible and amusing at times, how Proust would have it." (Prof. Stephen D. Hopper Royal Botanic Gardens) "This is a most impressive work. To the best of my knowledge, no scholar has ever attempted such a detailed analysis of Proust's botanical imagery." (Prof. Ernest M. Wiltshire Co-Author: Freedmen of Barbados)"