One Hundred Names for Love by Diane Ackerman audiobook

One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, A Marriage, and the Language of Healing

By Diane Ackerman
Read by Barbara McCulloh

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13.13 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781461803713

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Diane Ackerman is an Orion Book Award-winning author and naturalist. In One Hundred Names for Love, Ackerman reflects on the time she spent caring for her husband, Pushcart Prize-winning novelist Paul West, after a stroke took his ability to speak. With conventional therapy not working, Ackerman decided to step in and do everything she could to help her husband find his words. "A gorgeously engrossing . and mind-opening love story ."-Booklist

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Summary

Summary

A 2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for General Fiction

A 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

Diane Ackerman is an Orion Book Award-winning author and naturalist. In One Hundred Names for Love, Ackerman reflects on the time she spent caring for her husband, Pushcart Prize-winning novelist Paul West, after a stroke took his ability to speak. With conventional therapy not working, Ackerman decided to step in and do everything she could to help her husband find his words. "A gorgeously engrossing . and mind-opening love story ."-Booklist

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Renewed my faith in the redemptive power of love.” New York Times Book Review
“Breathtaking…Hollowed out my chest…A splendid book.” Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Engrossing, affecting, sweetly funny, and mind-opening.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Diane Ackerman

Author Bio: Diane Ackerman

Diane Ackerman is the author of many highly acclaimed works of nonfiction and poetry, including A Natural History of the Senses, a book beloved by millions of readers all over the world, and The Zookeeper’s Wife, a New York Times bestseller which received the Orion Book Award. She has taught at Columbia and Cornell and has been published in the New York Times, Smithsonian, Parade, the New Yorker, and National Geographic.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 13.13
Audience: Adult
Language: English