By Gretel Ehrlich
A strong chronicle of a wounded woman’s exploration of nature and self.
Winner of the Whiting award.
After nature author Gretel Ehrlich was once struck by means of lightning close to her Wyoming ranch and virtually died, she launched into a painstaking and visionary trip again to the land of the dwelling. With assistance from a rare heart specialist and the companionship of her loved puppy Sam, she avidly explores the usual and non secular global to make experience of what occurred to her. We stick to as she combs each inch of her new domestic at the California coast, attends a tradition of lightning-strike sufferers, and is going on a seal watch in Alaska. Ehrlich then turns her concentration inward, exploring the tiny yet both interesting atmosphere of the human center, and culminated in a stunningly attractive description of open-heart surgery.
“A extraordinary paintings of art.”—Los Angeles occasions e-book Review
“This eclectic chronicle of restoration deals tours into neurobiology, cardiology, the lore and technology of lightning, and the scientific literature of lightning harm. . . . Evocative writing and many attention-grabbing facts.”—The big apple occasions e-book evaluation
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