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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

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Published by HarperPerennial in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dillard, Annie,
  • Nature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnnie Dillard.
    SeriesHarper Perennial modern classics
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23385196M
    ISBN 100061233323
    ISBN 109780061233326


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About the author: Annie Dillard (born Ap ) is an American author, best known for her narrative prose in both fiction and non-fiction. She has published works of poetry, essays, prose, and literary criticism, as well as two novels and one memoir.

Her work Pilgrim at Tinker Creek won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, first published inhas endured to become one of the great American classics of nonfiction writing.

Roughly described, it is a collection of related essays recounting the author’s thoughts on Nature as she observes the ecological happenings of the eponymous Tinker Creek for a period of several years. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Quotes Showing of “I had been my whole life a bell, and never knew it until at that moment I was lifted and struck.” ― Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker CreekCited by: In the book which won her a Pulitzer Prize inDillard writes in the form of a journal, trying to understand God by chronicling the seasons along Tinker Creek in Virginias Blue Ridge Mountains, and by exploring the paradoxical coexistence of beauty and violence.

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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 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for Pilgrim at Tinker Creek/5(52).

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is a book that has continued to change people s lives for over thirty years. A passionate and poetic reflection on the mystery of creation with its beauty on the one hand and cruelty on the other, it has become a modern American literary classic in the tradition of Thoreau/5().

― Annie Dillard, quote from Pilgrim at Tinker Creek “I sip my coffee. I look at the mountain, which is still doing its tricks, as you look at a still-beautiful face belonging to a person who was once your lover in another country years ago: with fond nostalgia, and recognition, but no real feelings save a secret astonishment that you are.

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