Title A Natural History of the Senses
Binding Trade Paperback
Book Condition Good +
Edition 9th Printing
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher NY Vintage Books (Random House) 1991
0679735666 / 9780679735663
Seller ID 006010
One-inch vertical tear near top of spine on front cover. Slight rubbing on spine edges. Light toning. Text clean. A collection of sprightly essays about each of the sensory experiences. This book will make you more aware of things you see, hear, feel, smell and taste without thinking.
Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth. " Delightful . . . gives the reader the richest possible feeling of the worlds the senses take in." --The New York Times. (Literature--Classics & Contemporary)
Biology. Senses. Sensation. Human Experience. Diane Ackerman. Beauty. Esthetics.