Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

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Harper's Magazine Press, 1974 - Literary Collections - 271 pages
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In the book which won her a Pulitzer Prize in 1975, Dillard 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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User Review  - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing

An odd book, in the last episode (Contagion) Dr Jack Stapleton was a cynical & sarcastic risk taker whose banter I quite enjoyed, in the opening of this book suddenly he has the appetite for risk of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pete - Goodreads

It took me nine years to read this book. Nine long years! Why? Those pesky muskrats! I bet Madame Dillard would be at least somewhat appreciative of this, given the degree of patience she required to ... Read full review

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About the author (1974)

Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, "An American Childhood"; the Northwest pioneer epic "The Living"; and the nonfiction narrative "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek". A gregarious recluse, she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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