A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.
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Dillard's headlong immersion into the mysteries of the natural world—from bedrocks to the heavens, and flora and fauna (from amoebas to us)—places this childhood memoir of life with a companionable family in Pittsburgh's elite enclave in the 50's and 60's.May 16 2012 | Read Full Review of American Childhood
Dillard, one of the true masters of lyrical description, brings to life the childhood pleasures of collecting rocks and insects, the vigors of athletic competition, the rigors of dancing with boys, the discipline of church going, and the manifold exhilarations of reading books.| Read Full Review of American Childhood
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