Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

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Harper Collins, Jun 12, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Blue Ridge valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "mystery, death, beauty, violence."

 

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For me, Annie Dillard's Pulitzer-winning pastoral ponderings were a complete miss. Overall the writing swung from pretentious to dull, her musings entirely self-absorbed, and clearly her modern ... Read full review

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"My God what a world. There is no accounting for one second of it." That sums it up well. I've always been curious to read this one, but I also feared it would be dry nature writing. In fact it is ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
16
Section 3
37
Section 4
55
Section 5
73
Section 6
78
Section 7
105
Section 8
124
Section 10
161
Section 11
184
Section 12
209
Section 13
225
Section 14
265
Section 15
278
Section 16
283
Section 17
285

Section 9
149

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About the author (2007)

Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. A gregarious recluse, she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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