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A Slender Thread by Diane Ackerman

A Slender Thread

Rediscovering Hope at the Heart of Crisis

by Diane Ackerman


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What is it about humans that causes us to defy genetic programming and so often live in hope, despite all that's terrible about existence? In this audio program, Diane Ackerman shares what she has learned about human survival from working at a crisis hotline. Full of insight, drama, and self-revelation, her wisdom draws from all human knowledge - from the natural and social sciences to the insights of great artists - to show how humans, like animals, cope with stress, and to illumine the tenuous but gorgeous thread by which we all cling.


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  • Published: 1997
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: A000219
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