A Natural History of the Senses
NY, Random House, (1990). The uncorrected proof copy of this examination of human nature as it relates to the five senses, with frequent detours across the lines between nature and culture. Ackerman developed her literary reputation as an award-winning poet and later became a staff writer for The New Yorker. This volume of nonfiction was her first to gain wide critical acclaim and commercial success. Near fine in wrappers. [#015039] $50

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