In Pursuit of Silence

In Pursuit of Silence

Listening for Meaning in A World of Noise

Book - 2010 | 1st ed
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Listening to doctors, neuroscientists, acoustical engineers, monks, activists, educators, marketers, and aggrieved citizens, George Prochnik examines why we began to be so loud as a society, what it is that gets lost when we can no longer find quiet, and what are the benefits of decluttering our sonic world.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385528887
Branch Call Number: 155.9115 PRO 2010
Characteristics: x, 342 p. ; 22 cm

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