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Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer shares her sharply observed, keenly felt encounters with the natural world--in landscapes of Eastern woods and farmlands, the Pacific Northwest coast, and tropical islands and rivers

Synopsis:

Here, in this compelling assembly of writings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard explores the world of natural facts and human meanings.

Table of Contents

Total eclipse — Expedition to the pole — Living like weasels — In the jungle — Deer at Providencia — Teaching a stone to talk — On a hill far away — Lenses — Life on the rocks: Galapagos — Field of silence — God in the doorway — Mirages — Sojourner — Acres and eights.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061843174
Subtitle:
Expeditions and Encounters
Publisher:
HarperPerennial
Author:
Dillard, Annie
Author:
Annie Dillard
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Life
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Subject:
Biology-Reference
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19880720
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
175

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