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A Natural History of the Senses
by Diane Ackerman


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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)

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679735663
  • ISBN-10: 0679735666
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: September 1991
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.22 x 0.76 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.57 pounds


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