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Annie Dillard is the author of many works of nonfiction, including An American Childhood and Teaching a Stone to Talk, as well as the novels The Living and The Maytrees.
My daughter states this is her favorite book, next to the Bible. She rereads it every year. I decided to find out what she likes. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Dargrace
Well-written poignant book. It makes you think. It makes you feel. You are more alive, more human, more connected when you finish.Published 5 months ago by Eileen Patch
Poetry as prose is what this seemed to me. It revolves around a little girl burned in an airplane crash. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Dick Marti
An extremely beautiful book. Deeply moving. At times awe inspiring. I like many of Annie Dillard's books, and this one is my very favorite. Woke me up.Published 9 months ago by Lorne Ladner
Richard Eder tells of a reader who, in an effort to make the book last, limits herself to three chapters of Don Quixote at a time (NYT, 14 Nov 2003). Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michelle Jennifer
When I read [Pilgrim at Tinker Creek] by [[Dillard]], I knew I wanted more. The line that stayed with me from that first book was Dillard talking about the oneness of all of life. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Buddha Baby
The book is highly rated by others.
I did not know the topic was a child burned and maimed in a plane crash
or I would not have bought it. Read more
"Every day is a god, each day is a god, and holiness holds forth in time." With the opening words of this book, Annie Dillard sets us down, Holy and Firmly, and never lets go as we... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Bobby Matherne