A Sideways Look at Time

A Sideways Look at Time

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A brilliant and poetic exploration of the way that we experience time in our everyday lives. Why does time seem so short? How does women's time differ from men's? Why does time seem to move slowly in the countryside and quickly in cities? How do different cultures around the world see time? In A Sideways Look at Time, Jay Griffiths takes readers on an extraordinary tour of time as we have never seen it before. With this dazzling and defiant work, Griffiths introduces us to dimensions of time that are largely forgotten in our modern lives. She presents an infectious argument for other, more magical times, the diverse cycles of nature, of folktale or carnival, when time is unlimited and on our side. This is a book for those who suspect that there's more to time than clocks. Irresistible and provocative, A Sideways Look at Time could change the way we view time-forever.Named after Dolly Parton, she was cloned from the udder cell of an adult sheep at the Roslin Institute outside Edinburgh. ... Scientists engineered the udder cell of Dolly- the-elder to reverse the aging process and a€œremembera€ that it had the blueprint for the whole sheep from which to make ... In 1997, sheep can be cloned.

Title:A Sideways Look at Time
Author:Jay Griffiths
Publisher:Penguin - 2004-03-08


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