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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. Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, a division of Workman Publishing, 2019.

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  615.85 LOU    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  615.85158 LOU    AVAILABLE
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult New Materials - HRLY-11  615.8515 LOU    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  615.85158 LOU    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  615.8 LOU    AVAILABLE
 Nippersink PLD Adult Non-Fiction - NPLY-11  615.8515 LOU    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  615.8515 LOU    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  615.8515 LOU    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  615.8515 LOU    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Southwest Branch Adult Non-Fiction - RISG-8  615.8515 LOU    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
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Note "Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-292) and index.
Contents Introduction: A mystery -- 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 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.
Summary "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.
Subject Human-animal relationships.
Animals -- Therapeutic use.
Human-animal communication.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General.
Animal behavior.
ISBN 9781616205607 hardcover
1616205601 hardcover
Standard No. 40029555912

 
    
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