This essay collection brings to us out of one of history's darker moments an extended love song to the world we still have.
From its opening parable gleaned from the news about a lost child saved in an astonishing way, the book moves on to consider a world of surprising and hopeful prospects ranging from an inventive conservation scheme in a remote jungle to the backyard flock of chickens tended by the author's small daughter.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 282 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 01/06/2002
- Category: Literary essays
- ISBN: 9780571215768