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The soul of an octopus : a surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness

Author: Sy Montgomery
Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Atria paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus: a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature and the remarkable connections it makes with humans"--
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Genre/Form: Reportage literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sy Montgomery
ISBN: 9781451697728 1451697724
OCLC Number: 913302644
Notes: Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2015.
Awards: National Book Award finalist
Description: 262 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Athena : encountering the mind of a mollusk --
Octavia : this shouldn't be happening : tasting, pain, seeing dreams --
Kali : the fellowship of the fishes --
Eggs : beginning, ending, and shape-shifting --
Transformation : the art of breathing in the ocean --
Exit : freedom, desire, and escape --
Karma : choice, destiny, and love --
Consciousness : to think, to feel, to know.
Responsibility: Sy Montgomery.

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"This book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus: a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature and the remarkable connections it makes with humans"--

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