A cultural tour through history, written as a long conversation with an insightful friend, offers a glimpse into the heart's meaning and metaphors, and what it means to be human. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Listener Teresa is halfway through this examination of the heart's cultural role throughout history and "feeling gallantly wiser about so much. [I] cannot wait to crawl back in tonight to learn more about this beating organ that has given us life since the beginning."