A natural history of the senses / Diane Ackerman.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Vintage Books, 1991.Edition: 1st Vintage Books edDescription: xix, 331 p. ; 20 cmISBN:
- 0679735666 (pbk.) :
- 9780679735663 (pbk.)
- 152.1 20
- BF233 .A24 1991
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -315) and index.
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.
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