When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple

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Sandra Martz
Papier-Mache Press, 1996 - Literary Collections - 190 pages
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This remarkable collection of writing evokes the beauty, humour, and courage of women living in their later years and tells 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 takes a refreshing look at the issues of aging in a society that glorifies.

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User Review  - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing

One of the things that I am looking forward to when I get older is being able to embarrass my children and not have them chastise me for it, rather shrug their shoulders and put it down my age. Just ... Read full review

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This poem is about just doing what you want when you become old enough that people will tell you no differently. I shall wear purple with a red hat which does not match, says to me that this ... Read full review

Contents

Warning
1
Grandma Sits Down
14
The Changes
45
For My Mother
64
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Martz is founding editor and publisher of Papier-Mache Press. She holds a MBA from California StateUniversity.

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