A Natural History of the Senses

By: Ackerman, Diane

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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)

Title: A Natural History of the Senses

Author Name: Ackerman, Diane

Categories: Nature/Animals, Health,

Edition: 9th Printing

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books (Random House): 1991

ISBN Number: 0679735666

ISBN Number 13: 9780679735663

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good +

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006010

Description: 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.

Keywords: BIOLOGY. SENSES. SENSATION. HUMAN EXPERIENCE. DIANE ACKERMAN. BEAUTY. ESTHETICS.