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Product Description: Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize. A dazzling, inspiring tour through the ways that humans are working with nature to try to save the planet.With her celebrated blend of scientific insight, clarity, and curiosity, Diane Ackerman explores our human capacity both for destruction and for invention as we shape the future of the planet Earth...read more

Hardcover:

9781410474742 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 17, 2014), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Explores how human beings have become the dominant force shaping Earth's future by subduing three-quarters of the planet's surface, tinkering with nature, and altering the climate.
9780393240740 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 10, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: As Diane Ackerman writes in her brilliant new book, The Human Age, "our relationship with nature has changed…radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad.

Paperback:

9780393351644 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 14, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award and the PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize.
9780755365012 | Gardners Books, May 7, 2015, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Human Age

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Product Description: Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award "A testament to the power of creativity in language, life―and love." ―Heller McAlpin, Washington Post No other writer can blend the science of the brain with the love of language like Diane Ackerman...read more

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9780393341744 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 2, 2012), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award "A testament to the power of creativity in language, life―and love.

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Product Description: Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award "A testament to the power of creativity in language, life―and love." ―Heller McAlpin, Washington Post No other writer can blend the science of the brain with the love of language like Diane Ackerman...read more

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9781410436481 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 15, 2011), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award "A testament to the power of creativity in language, life―and love.
9780393072419 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 4, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award "Diane Ackerman's most enjoyable, intimate, and heartrending work yet.

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Product Description: In an eye-opening sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of seasons, Diane Ackerman awakens us to the world at dawn-drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and beekeeping...read more

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9780393061734 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 28, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A celebrated storyteller-poet-naturalist explores a year of dawns in her most personal book to date.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400113149 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 12, 2009), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In an eye-opening sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of seasons, Diane Ackerman awakens us to the world at dawn-drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and beekeeping.
9781400163144 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 12, 2009), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In an eye-opening sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of seasons, Diane Ackerman awakens us to the world at dawn-drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and beekeeping.

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Product Description: In an eye-opening sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of seasons, Diane Ackerman awakens us to the world at dawn-drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and beekeeping...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781400143146 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 12, 2009), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: In an eye-opening sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of seasons, Diane Ackerman awakens us to the world at dawn-drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and beekeeping.

A true story--as powerful as Schindler's List--in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.

Hardcover:

9781410403490, titled "The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, January 9, 2008), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: A true story--as powerful as Schindler's List--in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.
9780393061727, titled "The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story" | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 2, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.

Paperback:

9781594132964, titled "The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story" | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, September 8, 2008), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A true story--as powerful as Schindler's List--in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.
9780393333060, titled "The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story" | 1 reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 7, 2008), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The New York Times bestseller now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781602834774, titled "The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story" | Unabridged edition (Audiogo, September 9, 2008), cover price $29.95

Prebinding:

9781439560013, titled "The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 8, 2008), cover price $23.95

Product Description: The renowned author of A Natural History of the Senses takes readers in search of the "rarest of the rare, " species likely to disappear before most of us have ever seen them. From Brazil to the Pacific to Japan, Ackerman shares her concern at the animals' plight, rejoices at the chance to experience them, and cheers those who work to save these fantastic creatures...read more

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9780679403463 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, October 1, 1995), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Profiles a variety of endangered animals, revealing the factors that are contributing to their endangerment and describing preservation efforts

Paperback:

9780679776239 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 1, 1997), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Profiles a variety of endangered animals, revealing the factors that are contributing to their endangerment and describing preservation efforts

Prebinding:

9781439505656 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The renowned author of A Natural History of the Senses takes readers in search of the "rarest of the rare, " species likely to disappear before most of us have ever seen them.

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Product Description: From the introduction by Diane Ackerman:Paul West recalls the early days after his stroke, exploring some of the all-too-real tricks the mind plays to save itself from the tomb of lost words.Paul had a massive stroke, tailored to his own private hell...read more
By Diane Ackerman (foreword by) and Paul West

Hardcover:

9780930829650, titled "The Shadow Factory" | Lumen, April 1, 2008, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: From the introduction by Diane Ackerman:Paul West recalls the early days after his stroke, exploring some of the all-too-real tricks the mind plays to save itself from the tomb of lost words.

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Product Description: "What is gardening, after all, but stories?" asks Mike McGrath, former editor-in-chief of Organic Gardening Magazine and host of radio show "You Bet Your Garden."       In the writings collected in this book, the stories of gardening unfold in the full palette of color and character, of wild imagination and bone-wearying hard work, of fabulous growth and humbling failure...read more
By Diane Ackerman (contributor), Kari Cornell (editor), Anna Pavord (contributor) and Michael Pollan (contributor)

Hardcover:

9780760326572, titled "The Gardener's Bedside Reader: A Celebration in Literature And Art" | Voyageur Pr, March 15, 2008, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: "What is gardening, after all, but stories?

Miscellaneous:

9781605145259 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, January 15, 2008), cover price $74.99

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The author of A Natural History of the Senses celebrates the fantasia of the human brain, lending a woman's perspective to neuroscience while reporting on the latest discoveries, the nature of consciousness, language development, and more. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780743246729 | Reprint edition (Scribner, May 25, 2004), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author explores the mysteries of the human brain, lending a woman's perspective to neuroscience while reporting on the latest discoveries, the nature of consciousness, and language development.

Paperback:

9780743246743 | Reprint edition (Scribner, September 1, 2005), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The most ambitious and enlightening work to date from the bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses, An Alchemy of Mind combines an artist's eye with a scientist's erudition to illuminate, as never before, the magic and mysteries of the humanmind.

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Product Description: With this book of color photographs of the polished hearts of stones portrayed as natural paintings, BILL ATKINSON completes his transition from whiz kid of Silicon Valley to high priest of Silica. After helping to usher in the age of personal computing by designing the graphical user interface of the Macintosh computer, Atkinson turned his visual and technical talents to nature photography...read more
By Diane Ackerman (contributor), Bill Atkinson (photographer), Ann Frazier (contributor), Si Frazier (contributor) and Robert Hutchinson (contributor)

Hardcover:

9780763181895 | Browntrout Pub, July 1, 2004, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: With this book of color photographs of the polished hearts of stones portrayed as natural paintings, BILL ATKINSON completes his transition from whiz kid of Silicon Valley to high priest of Silica.

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A collection of poetry by the author of Cultivating Delight presents a series of poems that describes the author's experiences with psychoanalysis and her relationship with her analyst. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780060555290 | Reprint edition (Perennial, October 1, 2003), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A collection of poetry by the author of Cultivating Delight presents a series of poems that describes the author's experiences with psychoanalysis and her relationship with her analyst.

The author of Deep Play takes listeners deep into her own garden, mixing science with lyrical, inspired writing to offer a sensory celebration of her encounter with the natural world. Read by Gabrielle de Cuir.

Hardcover:

9780786240753 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, March 1, 2002), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: In the mode of her bestseller A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman celebrates the sensory pleasures of her garden through the seasons.
9780060199869 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 2001), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author takes readers deep into her own garden, mixing science with lyrical writing to offer a sensory celebration of her encounter with the natural world.

Paperback:

9780060505363 | Reprint edition (Perennial, October 1, 2002), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: The author takes readers deep into her own garden, mixing science with lyrical writing to offer a sensory celebration of her encounter with the natural world.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574534627 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, August 1, 2003), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Exploring her own garden, the author mixes science with lyrical writing to offer a sensory celebration of her encounter with the natural world.

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Illustrated by color brain scans, looks at the central role of the brain in famous scenes from Shakespeare's plays and demonstrates how uncannily Shakespeare perceived the brain at work in his characters' ideas and actions.

Hardcover:

9780972383028 | Dana Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Illustrated by color brain scans, looks at the central role of the brain in famous scenes from Shakespeare's plays and demonstrates how uncannily Shakespeare perceived the brain at work in his characters' ideas and actions.

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In a delightfully witty collection of poems, a best-selling author shows how the senses shape and enrich the experiences of all living beings while the enchanting illustrations by a Caldecott Honor artist is sure to capture the imagination of readers young and old.
By Diane Ackerman and Peter Sis (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780375823848 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems that tells how such animals as alligators, bats, penguins, bumble bees, and skunks use their different senses.

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9780375923845 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 2003, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems that tells how such animals as alligators, bats, penguins, bumble bees, and skunks use their different senses.

Poems about the five senses as manifested in such animals as the star-nosed mole, bat, bee, swan, fly, and cow.
By Diane Ackerman and Peter Sis (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780517709184 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 2003, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Poems about the five senses as manifested in such animals as the star-nosed mole, bat, bee, swan, fly, and cow.
9780375904004 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 2000, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Poems about the five senses as manifested in such animals as the star-nosed mole, bat, bee, swan, fly, and cow.
9780375804007 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 2000, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: Poems about the five senses as manifested in such animals as the star-nosed mole, bat, bee, swan, fly, and cow.

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Product Description: Fourteen unforgettable short stories provoke, illuminate, and startle as they explore our perception of nature and the conflict between wildness and civilization within each of us.As we are recognizing the consequences of the destruction of forests and wetlands, the pillaging of the seas, and the toxicity of industry, we are experiencing profound uncertainty about our relationship with the earth...read more
By Diane Ackerman (foreword by) and Donna Seaman (editor)

Paperback:

9780820324579 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, October 1, 2002), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Fourteen unforgettable short stories provoke, illuminate, and startle as they explore our perception of nature and the conflict between wildness and civilization within each of us.

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Presents a collection of poems that describe the author's experiences with psychoanalysis and her relationship with her analyst.

Hardcover:

9780060199883 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 2002), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of poems that describe the author's experiences with psychoanalysis and her relationship with her analyst.

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Product Description: A memoir that lets readers glimpse the backbreaking, soul-satisfying work of ranching.

Paperback:

9781555914684 | Fulcrum Pub, September 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A memoir that lets readers glimpse the backbreaking, soul-satisfying work of ranching.

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Product Description: Nature tells stories that unfold over time, and the evidence is all around us—in the shape of a rugged coastline, in the growth of a tree's rings, in the beautiful banded strata of an ice cave. The latest book from The Exploratorium, San Francisco's acclaimed hands-on science museum, combines William Neill's award-winning photography with accessible scientific observation to illuminate an ever-changing world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Diane Ackerman (foreword by), Paul Doherty, Pat Murphy and William Neill (photographer)

Paperback:

9780811828574 | Chronicle Books Llc, September 1, 2000, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Nature tells stories that unfold over time, and the evidence is all around us—in the shape of a rugged coastline, in the growth of a tree's rings, in the beautiful banded strata of an ice cave.

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An award-winning poet gathers her most recent poems in an intense volume that treats the worlds of nature, science, and society with a combination of lyricism and sobriety, and the real and the fantastic. Reprint. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780679771340 | Vintage Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: An award-winning poet gathers her most recent poems in an intense volume that treats the worlds of nature, science, and society with a combination of lyricism and sobriety, and the real and the fantastic.

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Provides an incisive exploration of the concept of 'deep play'--a psychological state of mind in which we fully engage our faculties--discussing the activities that draw us into this state, the qualities that distinguish deep-play activities, and the ways in which the state can be achieved. Reprint. 17,500 first printing. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780679448792 | 1 edition (Random House Inc, May 1, 1999), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Provides an exploration of the concept of 'deep play'--a psychological state of mind in which we fully engage our faculties--discussing the activities that draw us into this state, the qualities that distinguish deep-play activities, and the ways in which the state can be achieved

Paperback:

9780679771357 | Vintage Books, August 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Provides an exploration of the concept of 'deep play'--a psychological state of mind in which we fully engage our faculties--discussing the activities that draw us into this state, the qualities that distinguish deep-play activities, and the ways in which the state can be achieved.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574533316 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, December 1, 1999), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Provides an exploration of the concept of 'deep play'--a psychological state of mind in which we fully engage our faculties--discussing the activities that draw us into this state, the qualities that distinguish deep-play activities, and the ways in which the state can be achieved.

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Product Description: Comparable to the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, Sandi Fellman's photographs show the sensual, abstract beauty of flowers. Other Details:60 full-size dutone plates112 pages10 x 10"Published 1999

Hardcover:

9783908163015 | Edition Stemmle, September 1, 1999, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Comparable to the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, Sandi Fellman's photographs show the sensual, abstract beauty of flowers.

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