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A Slender Thread

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A Slender Thread

Rediscovering Hope at the Heart of Crisis

By Diane Ackerman

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679771333, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 31, 1998

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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.

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