• The Writing Life See large image

    The Writing Life (Paperback) By (author) Annie Dillard

    $12.03 - Free delivery worldwide Available
    Dispatched in 2 business days
    When will my order arrive?
    Add to basket | Add to wishlist |

    DescriptionAnnie 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.


Other books

Other people who viewed this bought | Other books in this category
Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

 

Reviews | Bibliographic data
  • Full bibliographic data for The Writing Life

    Title
    The Writing Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Annie Dillard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 111
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 113 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060919887
    ISBN 10: 0060919884
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    DC21: 818.5409
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B, 818/.5409
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    BISAC V2.8: BIO022000, LIT000000
    B&T General Subject: 500
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000
    B&T Approval Code: A23253000
    LC classification: PS3554.I39
    B&T Approval Code: P26102180
    LC classification: PS3554.I398 Z478 1990
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000
    Thema V1.0: DS, DNB, JBSF1, DNBL
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperPerennial
    Publication date
    12 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "For nonwriters, it is a glimpse into the tirals 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""A kind of spiritual Strunk & White, a small and brilliant guidebook to the landscape of a writer's task...Dillard brings the same passion and connective intelligence to this narrative as she has to her other work."-- "Boston Globe""For her book is...scattered with pearl. Each reader will be attracted to different bright parts...Gracefully and simply told, these little stories illuminate the writing life...Her advice to writers is encouraging and invigorating."-- "Cleveland Plain Dealer"""The Writing Life" is a spare volume...that has the power and force of a detonating bomb...A book bursting with metaphors and prose bristling with incident."-- "Detroit News"