The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating (ebook)

Sound of a Wild Snail EatingYes, I know this is a strange title, but it’s really a very lovely memoir from Elisabeth Tova Bailey. In part, it’s the story of a year in her struggle with a very debilitating illness that she’s been dealing with for 20 years. When she had to leave her beloved farmhouse and stay in a small studio apartment where she could be cared for (the disease left her unable to walk or even sit up for any length of time), a friend picked up a small brown snail in the woods and brought it to her in a pot of wild violets. The snail became her constant companion for that year.
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