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Our wild calling : how connecting with animals can transform our lives-- and save theirs
—Louv, Richard, author.
Book
2019
3 available of 9 items

"The author shows how cultivating the powerful, mysterious, and fragile bond between humans and other animals can improve our mental, physical, and spiritual health, protect our planet, and serve as an antidote to the loneliness of our species"-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Animals -- Therapeutic use.
Human-animal communication.
Human-animal relationships.
ISBN:
9781616205607 (hardcover)
9781616205607
1616205601
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Part 1. Beautiful acts: life-changing encounters with species not our own
In the family of animals
The aching heart
The mind-altering power of deep animal connection
The octopus who stopped time
Part 2. What the wild heart still knows: the art and science of communicating with other animals
Becoming the grasshopper
Intimacy is all around us
Earth's oldest language
How to talk with birds
Playing well with the others
Part 3. How we co-become: wonderdogs and werecats, therapy lizards and robot pets
More than human
The animal lover
Reptiles and ambivalence
The boy who said horse
The replacements: do we really need animals?
Part 4. The age of connectedness: creating a home for all creatures
New ways to live together
The betweens
Welcome to Symbiocene City
The new Noahs
Part 5. Wild souls: love, humility, and the principle of reciprocity
Dreaming animals
The peaceable kingdom
Learning and teaching in a school of animals
The bear.
LCCN:
2019019787
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