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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Annie Dillard (author)

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Annie Dillard (author)
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Title
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Author
Annie Dillard
Language
English
Publisher
London: Canterbury Press, 2018
290 p.
ISBN
9781848250789 (paperback)
Placing suggestion
577.2 (SISO) Natuur - Milieu ; Natuur - Milieu (ZIZO)

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About Annie Dillard

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Annie Dillard (born April 30, 1945) is an American author, best known for her narrative prose in both fiction and non-fiction. She has published works of poetry, essays, prose, and literary criticism, as well as two novels and one memoir. Her 1974 work Pilgrim at Tinker Creek won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. From 1980, Dillard taught for 21 years in the English department of Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Connecticut.

Early life and An American Childhood

Annie Dillard was the eldest of three daughters in her family. Early childhood details can be drawn from Annie Dillard's autobiography, An American Childhood (1987), about growing up in the Point Breeze neighborhood of Pittsburgh. It starts in 1950 when she was five. Dillard's memoir An American Childhood focuses on "waking up" from a self-absorbed childhood, and becomin…Read more on Wikipedia