An Unspoken Hunger: Stories from the Field

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Pantheon Books, 1994 - Nature - 143 pages
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There are portraits as well of two uncles, who also live outside the expectations of normalcy and orthodoxy. Through the power of her observations, we see how our lack of intimacy with the natural world has initiated a lack of intimacy with one another. An Unspoken Hunger is finally a call to action, where we begin to find the courage and heart to stand our ground in the places we love. As Williams reminds us, "Perhaps the most radical act we can commit is to stay home."

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emotional, visceral nature writing. - Goodreads
I enjoyed the author's chatty writing. - Goodreads
So my advice: Get Tempest Williams and get reading. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Susi - Goodreads

I enjoyed this little book. I like reading about people's experiencing of nature whether spiritual or just plain physical. Each chapter is an individual essay, so you can read one, put it down and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

I just found this book in a box in my basement. So glad I did! Williams is a great writer and I couldn't put the book down. She talks a lot about her relationships with other naturalists and travels ... Read full review


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She is the award-winning author of Leap, An Unspoken Hunger, Refuge & most recently Red - A Desert Reader. She lives in Castle Valley, Utah.

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