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Teaching a stone to talk : expeditions and encounters

Author: Annie Dillard
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 2008, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Annie Dillard explores the world of natural facts and human meanings"--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Dillard
ISBN: 9780060915414 0060915412
OCLC Number: 386685364
Notes: "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1982 by Harper & Row Publishing"--Title page verso.
"'Expedition to the Pole' was first published in The Yale Literary Magazine, vol. 150, no. 1, June 1982"--Title page verso.
Description: 175 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Total eclipse --
The expedition to the Pole --
Living like weasels --
In the jungle --
The deer at Providencia --
Teaching a stone to talk --
On a hill far away --
Lenses --
Life on the rocks : the Galápagos --
A field of science --
God in the doorway --
Mirages --
Sojourner --
Acres and eights.
Responsibility: Annie Dillard.

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