The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New
The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New  -     By: Annie Dillard
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"In what feels like a valedictory collection, Dillard has selected, rearranged, and in some cases re-titled and revised 22 of the best essays she's written over the last 40 years, curating what amounts to a retrospective exhibit of her own career,"---New York Times Book Review. "Riveting, piercing, startling, and lyrical,"---Christian Century. 304 pages, softcover. Ecco.

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Title: The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New
By: Annie Dillard
Format: Paperback
Vendor: Ecco
Publication Date: 2017
Weight: 9 ounces
ISBN: 0062432966
ISBN-13: 9780062432964
Stock No: WW432964

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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.

Author Bio

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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