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A Natural History of the Senses

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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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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307763310
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication Date:
20111207
Author:
Ackerman, Diane
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
352

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