The Living by Annie Dillard
A Novel

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This New York Times bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard is a mesmerizing evocation of life in the Pacific Northwest during the last decades of the 19th century.


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Annie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. A gregarious recluse, she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 464 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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The popular Pulitzer-winning Dillard (An American Childhood, 1987, The Writing Life, 1989, etc.) has come up with a novel at last--a panoramic and engrossing re-creation of 19th-century pioneer life in the Pacific Northwest--complete with gentlemanly gold miners, avuncular railroad speculators, m...

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