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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek - a book by Dillard, Annie

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek( )
Author: Dillard, Annie
ISBN:978-0-06-123332-6
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "beauty tangled in a rapture with violence."

 

Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs. In the summer, Dillard stalks muskrats in the creek and contemplates wave mechanics; in the fall, she watches a monarch...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Literary Collections / Essays
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.685 Inches
Book Weight:0.54 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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