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The abundance : narrative essays old and new

Author: Annie Dillard; Geoff Dyer
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Dillard; Geoff Dyer
ISBN: 9780062432971 0062432974
OCLC Number: 933727418
Description: xxvii, 271 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Geoff Dyer --
From Teaching a stone to talk. Total eclipse ; The deer at Providencia ; The weasel --
From Holy the firm. Paganism --
From An American childhood. Waking up ; Skin ; Being chased ; Jokes ; Waking up wild ; Old stone Presbyterian ; Turning out badly ; Envoy --
From The writing life. A writer in the world --
From Image. This is the life --
From Encounters with Chinese writers. Disneyland --
From Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. On foot in Virginia's Roanoke Valley ; Seeing ; The waters of separation --
Tsunami --
From For the time being. Footprints ; For the time being --
From Teaching a stone to talk. An expedition to the Pole.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Annie Dillard ; foreword by Geoff Dyer.

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In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself.

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