Publisher description for A slender thread / Diane Ackerman.


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Counter his astonishing book by the prizewinning, bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses reveals Ackerman's parallel lives as an observer of the wildlife in her garden and as a telephone crisis counselor. "(Ackerman) brings a luminous and illuminating combination of sensuality, science, and speculation to whatever she considers."--San Francisco Examiner.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Crisis intervention (Mental health services)Hotlines (Counseling)Suicide Prevention