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When I am an old woman I shall wear purple

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Publisher:
Papier-Mache,
Pub. Date:
c1991.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Language:
English
Description
This enchanting collection of fiction, poetry, and photographs evokes the beauty, humor, and courage of women living in their later years. More than 1.7 million copies have been sold, thanks to its universal message of aging as a natural gift of life. Winner of the American Booksellers Book of the Year Honors Award (1991), and two Benjamin Franklin Awards: for design and content, literature (1988), and for excellence and innovation in marketing, literature (1992), When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple has been applauded for its honest and inspiring approach to the much neglected topic of aging. When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple has created a network of support and encouragement: the sixty-plus men and women whose work is included, the readers who have taken the time to share how the book has touched their lives, and the booksellers who have so graciously recommended it to buyers. Stories and poems such as Warning, Like Mother, Like Daughter, Love at Fifty, Near Places, Far Places, and Dear Paul Newman tell of the endearing moments of joy -- and passion -- to be found in the rich and varied world of midlife and beyond. This award-winning anthology has earned a word-of-mouth popularity because, as the Los Angeles Times said, the time is ripe for such a message.
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9780918949158
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Grouping Title when i am an old woman i shall wear purple
Grouping Author sandra martz
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-24 04:18:14AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 04:29:10AM

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subject_facet Aging -- Literary collections, American literature -- 20th century, Older people's writings, American, Older women -- Literary collections, Women -- Literary collections
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