An exhilarating meditation on nature and its seasons—a personal narrative highlighting one year’s exploration on foot in the author’s own neighborhood in Tinker Creek, Virginia. In the summer, Dillard stalks muskrats in the creek and contemplates wave mechanics; in the fall she watches a monarch butterfly migration and dreams of Arctic caribou. She tries to con a coot; she collects pond water and examines it under a microscope. She unties a snake skin, witnesses a flood, and plays ‘King of the Meadow’ with a field of grasshoppers.
Nonfiction | Philosophy or Psychology | Science
Nature | Philosophy | ScienceGeographic Region
United States - America | VirginiaMain Character
Pulitzer Prize for General NonfictionFormat
Audiobook | Book | Ebook
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Author: Dillard, Annie
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