The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery audiobook

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

By Sy Montgomery
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In this astonishing book from the author of the best selling memoir The Good Good Pig, Sy Montgomery 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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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A National Book Award Finalist

Winner of the 2016 New England Book Award for Nonfiction

A 2015 Amazon Best Books of the Year Selection for Sports & Outdoors

A Library Journal Editor’s Pick for Spring 2015

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of 2015

In this astonishing book from the author of the best selling memoir The Good Good Pig, Sy Montgomery explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature—and the remarkable connections it makes with humans.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A page-turning adventure…If there is a Mother Nature, her name is Sy Montgomery.” Vicki Constantine Croke, New York Times bestseller author
“Enter the mysterious intelligent alien world of the octopus. Experience a real intelligence based on a sense of touch that humans can barely imagine.” Temple Grandin, New York Times bestselling author
“Delightful.” Nature
“An engaging work of natural science…There is clearly something about the octopus’s weird beauty that fires the imaginations of explorers, scientists, writers.” Daily Mail (London)
“Charming and moving…with extraordinary scientific research.” Guardian (London)
“Fascinating…touching…informative…Entertaining books like The Soul of an Octopus remind us of just how much we not only have to learn from fellow creatures, but that they can have a positive impact on our lives. " Daily Beast
“Sy Montgomery’s joyful passion for these intelligent and fascinating creatures will have you rethinking that order of calamari.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Inspired by both rigorous scientific curiosity and enraptured wonder and empathy…She also tells funny and moving stories…Profoundly recalibrates our perception of consciousness, communication, and community.” Booklist (starred review)
“Montgomery chronicles her extraordinary experience bonding with three octopuses…With apparent delight, Montgomery puts readers inside the world of these amazing creatures. A fascinating glimpse into an alien consciousness.” Kirkus Reviews
“Sy Montgomery is fascinated by octopuses…She sounds palpably excited; her enthusiasm for the octopus and her fellow octopus enthusiasts shines.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Sy Montgomery

Author Bio: Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and How to Be a Good Creature, a New York Times bestseller. She is the recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Association.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Science
Runtime: 9.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English