A Slender Thread: Rediscovering Hope at the Heart of Crisis (Paperback)

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his astonishing book by the prizewinning, bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses reveals Ackerman's parallel lives as an observer of the wildlife in her garden and as a telephone crisis counselor. "(Ackerman) brings a luminous and illuminating combination of sensuality, science, and speculation to whatever she considers."--San Francisco Examiner.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Diane Ackerman has been the finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in addition to many other awards and recognitions for her work, which include the best-selling The Zookeeper s Wife and A Natural History of the Senses. She lives with her husband Paul West in Ithaca, New York.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679771333
ISBN-10: 0679771336
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: March 31st, 1998
Pages: 320
Language: English