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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Author: Annie Dillard
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, ©1999.
Series: Perennial classic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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"An exhilarating meditation on nature and its seasons-a personal narrative highlighting one year's exploration on foot in the author's own neighborhood in Tinker Creek, Virginia. In the summer, Dillard stalks muskrats in the creek and contemplates wave mechanics. In the fall she watches a monarch butterfly migration and dreams of Arctic caribou. She tries to con a coot she collects pond water and examines it under a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Dillard
ISBN: 0060953020 9780060953027
OCLC Number: 52916952
Notes: Originally published in 1974.
"First Perennial Classics edition published 1998"--Title page verso.
Twenty-fifth anniversary edition includes afterword by Annie Dillard, c1999.
Description: 288 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Perennial classic.
Responsibility: Annie Dillard.

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"An exhilarating meditation on nature and its seasons-a personal narrative highlighting one year's exploration on foot in the author's own neighborhood in Tinker Creek, Virginia. In the summer, Dillard stalks muskrats in the creek and contemplates wave mechanics. In the fall she watches a monarch butterfly migration and dreams of Arctic caribou. She tries to con a coot she collects pond water and examines it under a microscope. She unties a snake skin, witnesses a flood, and plays 'King of the Meadow' with a field of grasshoppers"--Publisher's description.

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