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An American Childhood - a book by Dillard, Annie

An American Childhood

An American Childhood( )
Author: Dillard, Annie
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.613 Inches
Book Weight:0.44 Pounds
Author Biography
Dillard, Annie (Author)
Annie Dillard was born Annie Doak in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 30, 1945. She received a B.A and an M.A. in English from Hollins College. She writes both fiction and nonfiction books including Tickets for a Prayer Wheel, Holy the Firm, Teaching a Stone to Talk, The Living, and Mornings Like This: Found Poems. She won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. She wrote an autobiography entitled An American Childhood. Her work also has appeared in such periodicals as The Atlantic, Harper's Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, and Cosmopolitan. She taught for 21 years in the English department of Wesleyan University.


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