In Pursuit of Silence

Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise
Product Number: EB00149018
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385533263
Publisher: Anchor
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A brilliant, far-reaching exploration of the frontiers of noise and silence, and the growing war between them. Between iPods, music-blasting restaurants, earsplitting sports stadiums, and endless air and road traffic, the place for quiet in our lives grows smaller by the day. In Pursuit of Silence gives context to our increasingly desperate sense that noise pollution is, in a very real way, an environmental catastrophe. Traveling across the country and meeting and listening to a host of incredible characters, including doctors, neuroscientists, acoustical engineers, monks, activists, educators, marketers, and aggrieved citizens, George Prochnik examines why we began to be so loud as a society, and what it is that gets lost when we can no longer find quiet.

Author(s): George Prochnik
Original Publish Date: Apr 06, 2010

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Author(s): George Prochnik
Narrator(s): Don Hagen
Genre: Self Help
Product Number Z100154647
Released: Sep 06, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Gildan Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781469026350

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