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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AN UNSPOKEN HUNGER: Stories From the Field

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Intensely experienced, smartly delivered vignettes form Williams (Refuge, 1991) on the power of place, and in particular the special connections among women, spirituality, and the earth. Most of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - eduscapes - LibraryThing

This collection of short essays is full of the passion for nature that has drawn me to all the works by Terry Tempest Williams. A quick read, this collection would be a nice introduction for people unfamiliar with her work as a nature writer. One of my favorites is her eulogy for Edward Abbey. Read full review


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About the author (1994)

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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