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Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters (1982)

by Annie Dillard

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Much more unfocused and wild (?) than Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (my love!), but that's just the nature of essays, no? I prefer the essays in the first half of the book, for some reason. ( )
  amelish | Sep 12, 2013 |
In a lot of ways, Dillard taught me to see. She gave me tools I use every day, and hope to use for every day I have left. Her prose is full of awe and wonder and reverence. This is my favorite of all her books.
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  satyridae | Apr 5, 2013 |
i like dillard's long pieces best. but this was okay. it was recommended by women travel. ( )
  mahallett | Mar 25, 2012 |
I have liked everything I've ever read that is written by Annie Dillard. ( )
  lnlamb | Dec 13, 2011 |
Unevenly brilliant. ( )
  iceT | May 18, 2009 |
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Here, in this compelling assembly of writings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard explores the world of natural facts and human meanings.

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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.

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