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Cultivating Delight: A Natural History of My Garden

Diane Ackerman - Nature - 2002 - 272 pages
In the mode of her bestseller A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman celebrates the sensory pleasures of her garden through the seasons. Whether she is deadheading ...
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Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day

Diane Ackerman - Nature - 2009 - 256 pages
A celebrated storyteller-poet-naturalist explores a year of dawns in her most personal book to date. In an eye-opening sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of ...
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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

Diane Ackerman - History - 2008 - 384 pages
The New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan ...
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Origami Bridges: Poems of Psychoanalysis and Fire

Diane Ackerman - Poetry - 2003 - 160 pages
At the heart of Origami Bridges is the delicate relationship of trust between analyst and patient, a relationship that grows out of the emotional give-and-take of the ...
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One Hundred Names for Love: A Memoir

Diane Ackerman - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 336 pages
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award "A testament to the power of creativity in language, life—and love." —Heller McAlpin ...
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Moon By Whale Light: And Other Adventures Among Bats,Penguins, Crocodilians ...

Diane Ackerman - Nature - 2011 - 272 pages
In a rare blend of scientific fact and poetic truth, the acclaimed author of A Natural History of the Senses explores the activities of whales, penguins, bats, and crocodilians ...
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Deep Play

Diane Ackerman - Philosophy - 2011 - 256 pages
With A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman let her free-ranging intellect loose on the natural world. Now in Deep Play she tackles the realm of creativity, by ...
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A Natural History of Love: Author of the National Bestseller A Natural ...

Diane Ackerman - Nature - 2011 - 384 pages
The bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses now explores the allure of adultery, the appeal of aphrodisiacs, and the cult of the kiss. Enchantingly written and ...
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The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds

Diane Ackerman - Nature - 2011 - 208 pages
The renowned author of A Natural History of the Senses takes readers in search of the "rarest of the rare, " species likely to disappear before most of us have ever seen them ...
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I Praise My Destroyer: Poems

Diane Ackerman - Poetry - 2011 - 128 pages
Diane Ackerman's poems reveal her intense response to the several worlds of nature, science, and society. Her lyricism fuses wit and sobriety, meditation and activism, and she ...
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