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Annie Dillard was born Annie Doak in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 30, 1945. She received a B.A and an M.A. in English from Hollins College. She writes both fiction and nonfiction books including Tickets for a Prayer Wheel, Holy the Firm, Teaching a Stone to Talk, The Living, and Mornings Like This: Found Poems. She won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. She wrote an autobiography entitled An American Childhood. Her work also has appeared in such periodicals as The Atlantic, Harper's Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, and Cosmopolitan. She taught for 21 years in the English department of Wesleyan University. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek 4,873 copies, 85 reviews
The Writing Life 2,277 copies, 48 reviews
An American Childhood 2,037 copies, 31 reviews
The Maytrees: A Novel 1,173 copies, 49 reviews
For the Time Being 1,155 copies, 20 reviews
The Living 1,090 copies, 22 reviews
Holy the Firm 1,076 copies, 18 reviews
Living by Fiction 708 copies, 3 reviews
The Annie Dillard Reader 317 copies, 4 reviews
Tickets for a Prayer Wheel 255 copies, 4 reviews
Mornings Like This: Found Poems 205 copies, 3 reviews
Modern American Memoirs (Editor) 178 copies, 2 reviews
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (some editions) 14,622 copies, 403 reviews
The Art of the Personal Essay (Contributor) 1,227 copies, 8 reviews
The Best American Essays of the Century (Contributor) 692 copies, 4 reviews
Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas (Contributor) 622 copies, 9 reviews
Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir (Contributor) 429 copies, 3 reviews
The Norton Book of Women's Lives (Contributor) 384 copies, 1 review
Baseball: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 299 copies, 4 reviews
Maiden Voyages: Writings of Women Travelers (Contributor) 185 copies, 1 review
The Best American Essays 1999 (Contributor) 174 copies, 1 review

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