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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
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Annie Dillard has written twelve books, including in nonfiction For the Time Being, Teaching a Stone to Talk, Holy the Firm, and Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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"A remarkable psalm of terror and celebration."--Time magazine
"One of the most distinctive voices in American letters today."--Boston Globe
"Spirited and gale-force. . . . The best thing is her glee, a pied-piperish glee at being in the world, which she invokes better than anyone else."--The Guardian
"The book is a form of meditation, written with headlong urgency, about seeing. A reader's heart must go out to a young writer with a sense of wonder so fearless and unbridled...There is an ambition about her book that I like...It is the ambition to feel."--Eudora Welty, New York Times Book Review
"This book of wonder is one of the most truly beautiful books of this or any season...A triumph."--Publishers Weekly
"With Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, we suddenly find ourselves in the presence of an ecstatic and visionary genius. We are still there."--Geoff Dyer

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