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Dawn light : dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day

Ackerman, Diane, 1948-

New York : W.W. Norton & Co. c2009

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (QB637.2 A35 2009 )()

  • Title:
    Dawn light : dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day
  • Author/Creator: Ackerman, Diane, 1948-
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co.
  • Creation Date: c2009
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xiv, 240 p. [8 ] p.of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
  • Subjects: Monet, Claude, 1840-1926; Sei Shōnagon, approximately 967-; Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849; Seasons -- Psychological aspects; Nature -- Psychological aspects; Human beings -- Effect of environment on; Meditations; Satisfaction; Palm Beach (Fla.); Ithaca (N.Y.)
  • Description: A celebrated storyteller-poet-naturalist explores a year of dawns, drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and beekeeping.
  • Contents: Prologue: a dawning pleasure
    Dawn mother
    Spring: Palm Beach, Florida. Dawn among the palms
    Just a little rain
    A calamity of cranes
    The lost night sky
    Forget bats
    Some tales we tell
    Venus observed
    In the spirit of Monet
    Festivals of the dawn
    Red dawns and fields of green
    Time races Dawn's many faces
    Summer: Ithaca, New York. Dangerous dawn
    In the spirit of Sei Shōnagon
    Dawn in the garden of cosmic reflection
    Matins with the neighbors (two-legged and four)
    The solstice bird
    In the spirit of Hokusai
    On the ledge of the morning
    Dew drop in
    Where it's summer
    Woodpecker dawn
    Glory days
    Autumn.The murmuring of innumerable bees
    An angle on Archimedes
    A little Sabbath with the sun
    Autumn dawn
    False dawn
    Nothing doing
    In the vase of the universe
    Clever as clever
    Field guides
    Winter. Where it's winter
    Water, water everywhere
    One bad rooster spoils the barnyard
    After hours
    The silence that is not there and the silence that is
    Time well spent.
  • OCLC Number: 317473430
  • Identifier: ISBN9780393061734;ISBN0393061736;LCCN2009023459