When I am an old woman I shall wear purple : an anthology of short stories and poetry / [editor, Sandra Martz].

1st ed.
Manhattan Beach, CA : Papier-Maché Press, c1987.
177 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Women -- Literary collections.
Aging -- Literary collections.
Older women -- Literary collections.
Older people's writings, American.
American literature -- 20th century.
American literature.
Older people's writings, American.
Older women.
Literary collections.
Warning / Jenny Joseph
Sitty Victoria / Vicki Salloum
Grandma sits down / Rick Kempa
Aunt Marie at 99 / Tom Benediktsson
Here, take my words / Karen Brodine
The trouble was meals / Elizabeth Bennett
Like mother, like daughter / Susan S. Jacobson
Near places, far places / Sarah Barnhill
The changes / Fionna Perkins
For my mother / Michele Wolf
A place for mother / Joanne Seltzer
Birthday portrait in muted tones / Dori Appel
Old woman / Billie Lou Cantwell
A woman at forty / Enid Shomer
New directions / Susan A. Katz
Late autumn woods / Rina Ferrarelli
Athlete growing old / Grace Butcher
Body / Lillian Morrison
I know the mirrors / Janice Townley Moore
Investment of worth / Terri Jewell
Gracefully afraid / Mary Anne Ashley
words never spoken / Doris Vanderlipp Manley
Clearing the path / Elisavietta Ritchie
Dear Paul Newman / Marie Kennedy Robins
Reaching toward beauty / Hyacinthe Hill
Love at fifty / Marcia Woodruff
A letter from Elvira / Bettie Sellers
Tin of tube rose / Sandra Redding
Survived by his wife / Margaret Flanagan
Making the wine / Marisa Labozzetta
Come to me / Sue Saniel Elkind
Two willow chairs / Jess Wells
Planting / Cinda Thompson
Maybe at eighty? / S. Minanel
Endurance / Fran Portley
Becoming sixty / Ruth Harriet Jacobs
Social security / Barbara Bolz
Litany for a neighbor / Ellin Carter
The wildcat / Catherine Boyd
Out of the lion's belly / Carole L. Glickfeld
Hurricane / Edna J. Guttag
Oh, that shoestore used to be mine / Randeane Doolittle Tetu
Tending the flock / Jennifer Lagier
Livvy Caldwell / Barbara Nector Davis
Translations / Margaret H. Carson
To an old woman / Rafael Jesus Gonzalez
The pianist / Carolyn J. Fairweather Hughes
Occupation / Bonnie Michael Pratt
All the time / Michael Andrews
Bag ladies in L. A. / Savina A. Roxas
glory / Charlotte Watson Sherman
Old women / Barbara Lau
Bag ladies / Ruth Harriet Jacobs
Endings / Lynn Kozma
Last visit to grandmother / Enid Shomer
Words for Alice after her death / Angela Peckenpaugh
The thugs / Mura Dehn
The coming of winter / Shirley Vogler Meister
Post humus / Patti Tana
Life's rainbow / Sheila Banani.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has inscription "August 1990 Jackie, One year ago I purchased a copy of this book for myself. I found many parts very special and I believe you will enjoy reading this wide variety of literature. A year has lapsed because my favorite Ashland book store is the only source I could locate as a carrier. Enjoy-- love, Sharon."
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Martz, Sandra.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: When I am an old woman I shall wear purple.
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