A Slender Thread: Rediscovering Hope at the Heart of Crisis

A Slender Thread: Rediscovering Hope at the Heart of Crisis

by Diane Ackerman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307763365
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/03/2011
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,009,818
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Diane Ackerman has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in addition to garnering many other awards and recognitions for her work, which include the bestselling The Zookeeper’s Wife and A Natural History of the Senses. She lives in Ithaca, New York.

Table of Contents

Preface3
1Borrowed Hearts5
2Squirrels, and the Dark Night of the Soul26
3All the Bright Catastrophes45
4A Mass of Life62
5The Golden Apples of the Sun, and Silver Apples of the Moon81
6The Shape of Fire95
7The Heart's Asylum112
8The Darkness of Our Days135
9So Glory Descends162
10The Orators of August188
11The World Unwound208
12Desperate Measures236
13A Last of Last Times253
14Before the Dawn264
15Close Calls291
Notes and Acknowledgments295
Index297

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A Slender Thread: Rediscovering Hope at the Heart of Crisis 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
rampaginglibrarian on LibraryThing 5 months ago
A beautiful book. Diane Ackerman writes so well on almost any subject.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago