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Lessons In Being Alone, From A Woodland Snail

Lessons In Being Alone, From A Woodland Snail

Bedridden with illness, Maine writer Elisabeth Tova Bailey found an unlikely companion — a solitary snail a friend brought her from the woods. Elisabeth spent the following year observing the creature and it was the inspiration for her memoir, "The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating."

Duration: 13 min

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