Pilgrims (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Sep 25, 2007 - Fiction - 224 pages
13 Reviews
When it appeared in 1997, Elizabeth Gilbert’s story collection, Pilgrims, immediately announced her compelling voice, her comic touch, and her amazing ear for dialogue. “The heroes of Pilgrims . . . are everyday seekers” (Harper’s Bazaar)—brave and unforgettable, they are sure to strike a chord with fans old and new.


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Review: Pilgrims and Other Stories

User Review  - Beverly Fox - Goodreads

I am a huge fan of Elizabeth Gilbert. I flat-out fell in love with her when I read Eat, Pray, Love and that love was solidified when I read Committed. It's a strange experience, and one I haven't had ... Read full review

Review: Pilgrims and Other Stories

User Review  - Jean Doane - Goodreads

The last 3 or 4 stories in this anthology pleased me more than the earlier ones. The one I liked best was the one about the boy named Denny. he was caring and compassionate inspite of all that he did not know at age 15. I much prefer the voice the author uses in The Signature of All Things. Read full review


Elk Talk
Alice to the East
Bird Shot
Tall Folks
Come and Fetch These Stupid Kids
The Many Things That Denny Brown Did Not Know Age Fifteen
The Names of Flowers and Girls
At the Bronx Terminal Vegetable Market
The Famous Torn and Restored Lit Cigarette Trick
The Finest Wife

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About the author (2007)

Elizabeth Gilbert is the author of a short story collection, Pilgrims-a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and winner of the 1999 John C. Zacharis First Book Award from Ploughshares-and a novel, Stern Men. A Pushcart Prize winner and National Magazine Award-nominated journalist, she works as writer-at-large for GQ. Her journalism has been published in Harper's Bazaar, Spin, and The New York Times Magazine, and her stories have appeared in Esquire, Story, and the Paris Review.

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