Dawn Light Reviews
"Starred Review. These pieces are accessible and lyrically written, and they flow well, one after another, making reading the book a true pleasure. Ackerman's fans and readers who appreciate nature writing at its finest will love this." - Library Journal
"Ackerman...luxuriates in the break of day...a lovely, learned invitation to 'the ancient thrill of impending sunlight.'" - Kirkus Reviews
"Stepping into Ackerman's smart and comfortable shoes, what's not to like about dawn, with 'its ancient thrill of impending daylight,' where birds bring news from a far country, we enchant ourselves by simply paying attention? 'Morning,' wrote Sei Shonagon in The Pillow Book,.... most astonishing." - Barnes & Noble Review
"Highly charged prose like this runs the risk of overstatement, and Ackerman doesn't always avoid it.... We forgive her these lapses ... [Y]ou're immersed in Ackerman's glorious prose, studded with arresting phrases and breathtakingly beautiful images....Her gift to us is the sheer pleasure of seeing the world through her loving eyes." - The Washington Post
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