A Natural History of the Senses

A Natural History of the Senses

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ISBN10: 0679735666 ISBN13: 9780679735663 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Sep 1 1991 Pages: 331 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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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
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