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That remarkable creature, the snail

O. Schisgall

That remarkable creature, the snail

by O. Schisgall

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Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English


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Statementby O. Schisgall.
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Open LibraryOL21745956M

Elisabeth Tova Bailey’s essays and short stories have been published in the Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, the Missouri Review, Northwest Review, and the Sycamore Review. The hardcover edition of The Sound of Wild Snail Eating was a Barnes & Noble Discover title, an Indie Next Pick, and a Library Journal Best Book of the flatmountaingirls.com has received several Pushcart Prize nominations. Sep 06,  · Straw Dogs by John Gray pp, Granta Books, £ John Gray's political vision has been steadily darkening. Once a swashbuckling free-marketeer, he has, in his recent studies, become Author: Terry Eagleton.

Jan 31,  · Told with wit and grace, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating is a remarkable journey of survival and resilience, showing us how a small part of the natural world illuminates our own human existence. Listen to Elisabeth discuss Wild Snail on Radio National’s The Book Show. According to the webpage of one of the Natural History Museum's scientists, it's definitely dead now and part of the collection: Jon enjoys the stories behind the collections, such as a desert snail, Eremina desertorum, displayed in the Museum in that was found actually to still be alive four years later.

to observe the nocturnal creature as it went about its activities. “Its companionship was a comfort to me,” she writes, “and buffered my feelings of uselessness.” The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating is a meditation on the relationship between a woman and a woodland snail. Bailey’s illness, a . With wit and grace, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating recounts a remarkable journey of human and gastropod survival and resilience, and shows how the natural world illuminates our own human existence. Winner of the William Saroyan International Prize for Nonfiction, the John Burrough Medal Award for Natural History, and a National Outdoor Book.


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