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The abundance : narrative essays old and new / Annie Dillard ; foreword by Geoff Dyer.

Author/creator Dillard, Annie author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
Copyright Notice ©2016
Descriptionxxvii, 271 pages ; 20 cm
Subject(s)
Uniform titleWorks. Selections. 2016
Contents From Teaching a stone to talk. Total eclipse ; The deer at Providencia ; The weasel -- From Holy the firm. Paganism -- From An American childhood. Waking up ; Skin ; Being chased ; Jokes ; Waking up wild ; Old stone Presbyterian ; Turning out badly ; Envoy -- From The writing life. A writer in the world -- From Image. This is the life -- From Encounters with Chinese writers. Disneyland -- From Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. On foot in Virginia's Roanoke Valley ; Seeing ; The waters of separation -- Tsunami -- From For the time being. Footprints ; For the time being -- From Teaching a stone to talk. An expedition to the Pole.
Abstract In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself.
Genre/formEssays.
Genre/formEssays.
ISBN9780062432971 (hardcover)
ISBN0062432974 (hardcover)

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