For the Time Being
(Toronto), Penguin, (2002). First Canadian paperback edition. Inscribed by the author to Peter Matthiessen: "For Peter Matthiessen, mon semblable, mon frere, thou swell -- Love, Annie." Dillard quotes Baudelaire [my fellow, my brother] and then apparently ad libs. One passage marked in the text, presumably by Matthiessen. Mild foxing; near fine in wrappers. A wonderful association between two award-winning writers, who have sometimes been pigeon-holed as nature writers but who clearly transcended the genre. [#032466] SOLD

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