An American Childhood

Written By Annie Dillard
An American Childhood
  • Publsiher : Canongate Books
  • Release : 07 April 2016
  • ISBN : 1782117768
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 31 reviews
GET THIS BOOKAn American Childhood


Read or download book entitled An American Childhood written by Annie Dillard which was release on 07 April 2016, this book published by Canongate Books. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: An American Childhood is the electrifying memoir of the wide-eyed and unconventional upbringing that influenced the lifetime love of nature and the stunning writing career of Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Dillard. From her mother's boundless energy to her father's low-budget horror movies, jokes and lonesome river trips down to New Orleans to get away, the events of Dillard's 1950s Pittsburgh childhood loom larger than life. An American Childhood fizzes with the playful observations and sparkling prose of this American master, illuminating the seemingly ordinary and yet always thrilling, dizzying moments of a childhood and adolescence lived fearlessly.

An American Childhood

An American Childhood
  • Author : Annie Dillard
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release Date : 2016-04-07
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : An American Childhood is the electrifying memoir of the wide-eyed and unconventional upbringing that influenced the lifetime love of nature and the stunning writing career of Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Dillard. From her mother's boundless energy to her father's low-budget horror movies, jokes and lonesome river trips down to New ...

American Childhood

American Childhood
  • Author : Anne Scott MacLeod
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 1995-10-01
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : In this collection of fourteen essays, Anne Scott MacLeod locates and describes shifts in the American concept of childhood as those changes are suggested in nearly two centuries of children's stories. Most of the essays concern domestic novels for children or adolescents--stories set more or less in the time of ...

Tiger Lilies

Tiger Lilies
  • Author : Fielding Dawson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Total pages : 213
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : Download or read online Tiger Lilies written by Fielding Dawson, published by which was released on 1984. Get Tiger Lilies Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Pagan Time

Pagan Time
  • Author : Micah Perks
  • Publisher : Counterpoint LLC
  • Release Date : 2009-11
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : A young woman raised on a commune in the Adirondack Mountains recalls her feelings and observations as she came of age during the 1960s in a community that was deliberating destroying convention and creating a new, "pagan" lifestyle to replace it. 20,000 first printing....

Huck s Raft

Huck s Raft
  • Author : Steven Mintz
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 445
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : Explores many aspects of the changing societal role of children throughout American history, and credits the impact that children have had on major historical events....

An Un American Childhood

An Un American Childhood
  • Author : Ann Kimmage
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 1998-10-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : This is the story of a young woman's secret life behind the Iron Curtain....

The End of American Childhood

The End of American Childhood
  • Author : Paula S. Fass
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-07
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : The End of American Childhood takes a sweeping look at the history of American childhood and parenting, from the nation's founding to the present day. Renowned historian Paula Fass shows how, since the beginning of the American republic, independence, self-definition, and individual success have informed Americans' attitudes toward children. But ...

American Childhood

American Childhood
  • Author : Joseph M. Hawes,N. Ray Hiner
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 711
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : "All libraries supporting work on the history of American families, women, and children should acquire this book, and active scholars in these fields will probably want their own copies." Choice...

Three by Annie Dillard

Three by Annie Dillard
  • Author : Annie Dillard
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Release Date : 1990-11-21
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : A stunning collection of Annie Dillard's most popular books in one volume....

Rust Belt Boy

Rust Belt Boy
  • Author : Paul Hertneky
  • Publisher : Bauhan Pub
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 223
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : Tales of a largely unknown and recurrent Promised Land, revealing the soul of industrial life, and a yearning for broader horizons...

American Childhood

American Childhood
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1956
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : Includes music (mostly songs with piano accompaniment)....

Canal Zone Daughter

Canal Zone Daughter
  • Author : Judy Haisten
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 279
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : In 1964, Edwin and Jean Armbruster left their home in the United States to raise their family on the Panama Canal Zone, a little known American territory in the Central American country of Panama. In Canal Zone Daughter, Judy (Armbruster) Haisten chronicles her unique childhood culminating to the crushing loss when ...

The Vietnam War in American Childhood

The Vietnam War in American Childhood
  • Author : Joel P. Rhodes
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : For American children raised exclusively in wartime--that is, a Cold War containing monolithic communism turned hot in the jungles of Southeast Asia--and the first to grow up with televised combat, Vietnam was predominately a mediated experience. Walter Cronkite was the voice of the conflict, and grim, nightly statistics the most ...

The Seventeen Traditions

The Seventeen Traditions
  • Author : Ralph Nader
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : “The Seventeen Traditions brings us back to what’s important in life—and what makes America truly great.” —Jim Hightower, Illinois Times The activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate named one of the 100 most influential figures in American history by The Atlantic—one of only three living Americans so honored—...

Caudine Country

Caudine Country
  • Author : Anthony M. Gisolfi
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 1782117768
GET BOOK

Summary : Download or read online Caudine Country written by Anthony M. Gisolfi, published by which was released on 1985. Get Caudine Country Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....