The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New

The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New

by Annie Dillard

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Overview

A landmark collection of prose from pulitzer prize winner annie dillard, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work

The Abundance includes the best of Annie Dillard’s essays, delivered in her fierce and muscular prose. Intense, vivid, and fearless, her work endows the true and seemingly ordinary aspects of life with beauty and irony. These essays invite readers into sweeping landscapes, to join her in exploring the complexities of time and death, often with wry humor. On one page, an eagle falls from the sky with a weasel attached to its throat; on another, a man walks into a bar.

Marking the vigor of this powerful writer, The Abundance highlights Annie Dillard’s elegance of mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062432964
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 262,609
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

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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