In an excerpt “The Chase” from her memoir

In an excerpt “The Chase” from her memoir, Annie Dillard recalls an incident from her childhood in which she felt fascinated with the thrill of a chase and her childish regard for the world. The incident comes into play when Dillard and his friends went outside and started throwing iceballs at cars one winter day. Until they did not know it then, but they had met their match. . The incident stayed throughout her life because it illustrates how the experience influenced her, from her description of her mysterious pursuer to the strange occurrence which was in it of itself the chase