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Invisible beasts : tales of the animals that go unseen among us

by Muir, Sharona, 1957-

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"Sophie is an amateur naturalist with a rare genetic gift: the ability to see a marvelous kingdom of invisible, sentient creatures that share a vital, symbiotic relationship with humankind. To record her observations, Sophie creates a personal bestiary and, as she relates the strange abilities of th... Full description

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Summary: "Sophie is an amateur naturalist with a rare genetic gift: the ability to see a marvelous kingdom of invisible, sentient creatures that share a vital, symbiotic relationship with humankind. To record her observations, Sophie creates a personal bestiary and, as she relates the strange abilities of these endangered beings, her tales become extraordinary meditations on love, sex, evolution, extinction, truth, and self-knowledge"
Physical Description: 254 p.
ISBN: 9781934137802
1934137804
Author Notes: Sharona Muir is the author of The Book of Telling: Tracing the Secrets of My Father's Lives, a collection of poetry, a collection of literary criticism, and the novel Invisible Beasts (forthcoming from Bellevue Literary Press in 2014). Her writing has appeared in Granta, Orion magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, Paris Review, and elsewhere, and she is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Alfred Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University; two Ohio Arts Council Fellowships; the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture Fellowship; the Bernard F. Connors Prize, and other awards. She is currently Professor of Creative Writing and English at Bowling Green State University.
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