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The Writing Life

Authors: Dillard, Annie
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: LCO010000, LAN005000, LCO000000, POE024000, LCO019000
ISBN: 9780061863820, Related ISBNs: 0061863823, 9780060919887, 9780061863820
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 128,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

"For nonwriters, it is a glimpse into the trials and satisfactions of a life spent with words. For writers, it is a warm, rambling, conversation with a stimulating and extraordinarily talented colleague." — Chicago Tribune

From Pulitzer Prize-winning Annie Dillard, a collection that illuminates the dedication and daring that characterizes a writer's life.

In these short essays, Annie Dillard—the author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and An American Childhood—illuminates the dedication, absurdity, and daring that characterize the existence of a writer. A moving account of Dillard’s own experiences while writing her works, The Writing Life offers deep insight into one of the most mysterious professions.

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