Adam's Task: Calling Animals by Name by Vicki Hearne

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Adam's Task: Calling Animals by Name

'“[A] fascinating, incisive work of moral imagination.” —Susan Sontag   “A beautiful, wonderful book . . . that permanently refreshes thought and feeling.” —The Boston Globe   “As witty, wise and rare a book as has come along in some time.” —San Francisco Chronicle   “This wonderful book will become essential to anyone who chooses to live with a horse, dog, or cat.” —David Leavitt   “A fascinating and often surprising discussion of animal-human encounters.” —The Atlantic Monthly   “This engrossing treatise on animal behavior and interspecies communication provides an astute and possibly unique synthesis of a domestic animal trainer's practical knowledge and the intellectually more distant and even sterile theories of the academic world.” —Library Journal   “Through luminous anecdotes, she . . . develops rigorous and beautiful descriptions of the transactions between animals and people, what they entail, and what the expectations—on both sides—are.” —Publishers Weekly'
'“[A] fascinating, incisive work of moral imagination.” —Susan Sontag   “A beautiful, wonderful book . . . that permanently refreshes thought and feeling.” —The Boston Globe   “As witty, wise and rare a book as has come along in some time.” —San Francisco Chronicle   “This wonderful book will become essential to anyone who chooses to live with a horse, dog, or cat.” —David Leavitt   “A fascinating and often surprising discussion of animal-human encounters.” —The Atlantic Monthly   “This engrossing treatise on animal behavior and interspecies communication provides an astute and possibly unique synthesis of a domestic animal trainer's practical knowledge and the intellectually more distant and even sterile theories of the academic world.” —Library Journal   “Through luminous anecdotes, she . . . develops rigorous and beautiful descriptions of the transactions between animals and people, what they entail, and what the expectations—on both sides—are.” —Publishers Weekly'
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing ISBN: 9781510704220 Pages: 296