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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) — biography from Pilgrim at Tinker Creek… (more)
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek 5,204 copies, 99 reviews
The Writing Life 2,441 copies, 51 reviews
An American Childhood 2,132 copies, 32 reviews
The Maytrees: A Novel 1,226 copies, 50 reviews
For the Time Being 1,218 copies, 20 reviews
The Living 1,153 copies, 25 reviews
Holy the Firm 1,127 copies, 18 reviews
Living by Fiction 733 copies, 3 reviews
The Annie Dillard Reader 340 copies, 4 reviews
Tickets for a Prayer Wheel 267 copies, 4 reviews
Mornings Like This: Found Poems 213 copies, 3 reviews
Modern American Memoirs (Editor) 180 copies, 2 reviews
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (some editions) 15,580 copies, 425 reviews
The Art of the Personal Essay (Contributor) 1,308 copies, 8 reviews
The Best American Essays of the Century (Contributor) 736 copies, 4 reviews
Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas (Contributor) 708 copies, 10 reviews
Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir (Contributor) 470 copies, 4 reviews
The Norton Book of Women's Lives (Contributor) 399 copies, 1 review
Baseball: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 315 copies, 4 reviews
Maiden Voyages: Writings of Women Travelers (Contributor) 186 copies, 1 review
The Norton Book of Personal Essays (Contributor) 141 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (Contributor) 114 copies
The Best American Essays 1990 (Contributor) 114 copies
Winter: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (Contributor) 104 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Essays 1989 (Contributor) 95 copies, 1 review
The Seasons of Women: An Anthology (Contributor) 44 copies
Spring: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (Contributor) 32 copies, 1 review
Meditations In Light (Contributor) 11 copies
Night: A Literary Companion (Contributor) 8 copies

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