Teaching a stone to talk : expeditions and encounters / Annie Dillard.

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  • Author(s): Dillard, Annie
  • Language:
    English
  • Publication Information:
    New York : HarperPerennial, 1992.
  • Publication Date:
    1992
  • Physical Description:
    175 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publication Type:
    Book
  • Document Type:
    Non-fiction
  • Subject Terms:
  • Availability: 1 Holdings
  • Additional Information
    • Abstract:
      Summary: From eastern woods and farmlands to the Pacific northwest coast, to tropical islands and rivers, the author explores the world of natural facts and human meanings. Presents fourteen reflective essays on the natural world, including such places as the North Pole, an Ecuadorian jungle, the Galapagos Islands, and Washington state.
    • Content Notes:
      Total eclipse -- Expedition to the pole -- Living like weasels -- In the jungle -- Deer at Providencia -- Teaching a stone to talk -- On a hill far away -- Lenses -- Life on the rocks: Galapagos -- Field of silence -- God in the doorway -- Mirages -- Sojourner -- Acres and eights.
    • Notes:
      Wilson's Public Library, July 2004
      Booklist, December 2020
      Wilson's Public Library
      Booklist
      Adult Follett Library Resources.
      Adult.
    • ISBN:
      0060915412
      9780060915414
    • Accession Number:
      tas.233632