Stock Image

Living by Fiction

Annie Dillard

825 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0060149604 / ISBN 13: 9780060149604
Published by Harper and Row, New York, 1982
Condition: Near fine Hardcover
From Lyons Fine Books (Neenah, WI, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since December 28, 2012

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 30.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

1st Edition. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 5907

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Living by Fiction

Publisher: Harper and Row, New York

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near fine

Dust Jacket Condition: near fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

About this title

Synopsis:

Living by Fiction is written for--and dedicated to--people who love literature. Dealing with writers such as Nabokov, Barth, Coover, Pynchon, Borges, García Márquez, Beckett, and Calvino, Annie Dillard shows why fiction matters and how it can reveal more of the modern world and modern thinking than all the academic sciences combined. Like Joyce Cary's Art and Reality, this is a book by a writer on the issues raised by the art of literature. Readers of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and Holy the Firm will recognize Dillard's vivid writing, her humor, and the lively way in which she tackles the urgent questions of meaning in experience itself.

About the Author:

Annie Dillard has written twelve books,including in nonfiction For the Time Being, Teaching a Stone to Talk, Holy the Firm, and Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described
on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your
purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30
days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your
mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond
within 2 business days.


Shipping Terms:

We pack each book in bubble wrap and send in a sturdy box.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express