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An American Childhood

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An American Childhood by Dillard, Annie, 9780060915186
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  • ISBN: 9780060915186 | 0060915188
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/10/2010
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Appearing on bestseller lists everywhere (including five weeks on the New York Times bestseller list), the hardcover edition of this title instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country with its joyous, exhilarating memories of growing up in the 1950s.

A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s.

"A remarkable exceptionally interesting account." - New York Times

"A vivid and thoughtful evocation of particular personal experiences that have an exuberantly timeless appeal." - Chicago Sun-Times

"By turns wry, provocative and sometimes breathtaking...This is a work marked by exquisite insight." - Boston Globe

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