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Author Louv, Richard, author.

Title Our wild calling : how connecting with animals can transform our lives -- and save theirs / Richard Louv.

Publication Info. [Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Southwest Branch Adult Large Print - RISG-8  LP 615.8515 LOU    AVAILABLE
Edition Large print edition.
Description 641 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Physical Medium large print. rdafs
Series Thorndike Press large print lifestyles
Thorndike Press large print lifestyles.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 541-597) and index.
Summary "Our Wild Calling makes the case for protecting, promoting, and creating a sustainable and shared habitat for all creatures--not out of fear, but out of love. Transformative and inspiring, this book points us toward what we all long for in the age of technology: real connection."
Contents Introduction: A mystery -- 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 -- 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 others -- 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 -- The age of connectedness: creating a home for all creatures. New ways to live together ; The betweens ; Welcome to Symbiocene City ; The new Noahs -- Wild souls: love, humility, and the principle of reciprocity. Dreaming animals ; The peaceable kingdom ; Learning and teaching in a school of animals ; The bear.
Subject Human-animal relationships.
Animals -- Therapeutic use.
Human-animal communication.
Large type books.
Animals -- Therapeutic use. (OCoLC)fst00809552
Human-animal communication. (OCoLC)fst00963479
Human-animal relationships. (OCoLC)fst00963482
Genre/Form Large type books.
ISBN 9781432873394 (large print) (hardcover)
1432873393 (large print) (hardcover)

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