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An American Childhood

First Perennial Library edition.
Title rated 4.25 out of 5 stars, based on 35 ratings

"[An American Childhood] combines the child's sense of wonder with the adult's intelligence and is written in some of the finest prose that exists in contemporary America. It is a special sort of memoir that is entirely successful...This new book is [Annie Dillard's] best, a joyous ode to her own happy…

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