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Tickets For A Prayer Wheel: Poems.

Dillard, Annie.

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ISBN 10: 0826201563 / ISBN 13: 9780826201560
Published by University of Missouri Press, Columbia, 1974
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A Near Fine copy with a previous owner name to the front pastedown underneath the jacket flapin a Fine bright dust jacket. Dillard is best known for her prose narrative "Pilgrim of Tinker Creek" that explored abstract and sensory phenomena, the role of the artist in society and the creative process. The poems gathered in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel show us that the concerns of the author have not changed since she was in her twenties. Hers is a poetry of fact — of science and nature, eternity and time, and how we know what we know. Often commended for their precise imagery, these poems speak of the love between people, storytelling and poetry’s form. This is Dillard's rare First Book. Bookseller Inventory # 23991

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Title: Tickets For A Prayer Wheel: Poems.

Publisher: University of Missouri Press, Columbia

Publication Date: 1974

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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Best known for Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, her Pulitzer Prize-winning narrative on nature and eternity, Annie Dillard writes fiction and nonfiction, as well as poetry, that explore abstract and sensory phenomena, the role of the artist in society and the creative process. The poems gathered in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel, first published in 1974, show us that the concerns of the author have not changed since she was in her twenties. Hers is a poetry of fact — of science and nature, eternity and time, and how we know what we know. Often commended for their precise imagery, these poems speak of the love between people, storytelling and poetry’s form.

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