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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Annie Dillard is a phenomenon. Her deeply insightful musings on the wonder of the universe that she records over the seasons around Tinker Creek in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains are a triumphant ... Read full review

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User Review  - lisa.schureman - LibraryThing

A wonderful book full of information about what the author observes on Tinker Creek, the inter-species relationships there, and stories she learned along her personal life's journey. Stalking and ... Read full review

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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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