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Publisher Comments:

A moving and vivid recollection of the Pulitzer Prize-winning authors childhood in Pittsburgh in the 1950s conveys the keen mind and sense of adventure with which she experienced relatives, neighbors, nature, friends, and changes

Synopsis:

A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061843136
Publisher:
HarperPerennial
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Creator:
Annie Dillard
Author:
Dillard, Annie
Author:
Annie Dillard
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Pittsburgh (Pa.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Pittsburgh
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Audio Books-Biography
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Biography-Childhood Memoir
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19880720
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
272

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Biography » General
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Biography » Women
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Product details 272 pages Harper & Row Publishers - English 9780061843136 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.
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