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Abram, David

Summary: [In this book, the author] draws on sources as diverse as the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty, Balinese shamanism, Apache storytelling, and his own experience as an accomplished sleight-of-hand magician to reveal the subtle dependence of human cognition on the natural environment. He explores the character of perception and excavates the sensual foundations of language, which - even at its most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 128 ABR

Fromer, Liza

Summary: Describes the digestive system and the many noises it creates, from burps to stomach growls to farts. Why do we hiccup? Sneeze? Snore?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 612.3 FRO

Fromer, Liza

Summary: Learn about the sometimes yucky functions of the body: why are vomit, puss, and snot sometimes good for us? And yes, pee and poo are also on the list!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 612.4 FRO

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