The Resource At Eighty-Two: : A Journal, (electronic resource)

At Eighty-Two: : A Journal, (electronic resource)

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At Eighty-Two: : A Journal
Title
At Eighty-Two:
Title remainder
A Journal
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
May Sarton confronts the pleasures and compromises of old age in this deeply moving memoir completed a few months before she died In this poignant and fearless account, Sarton chronicles the struggles of life at eighty-two. She juxtaposes the quotidian details of life-battling a leaky roof, sharing an afternoon nap with her cat, the joy of buying a new mattress-with lyrical musings about work, celebrity, devoted friends, and the limitations wrought by the frailties of age. She creates poetry out of everyday existence, whether bemoaning a lack of recognition by the literary establishment or the devastation wrought by a series of strokes. Incapacitated by illness, Sarton relies on friends for the little things she always took for granted. As she becomes more and more aware of "what holds life together in a workable whole," she takes solace in flowers and chocolate and reading letters from devoted fans. This journal takes us into the heart and mind of an extraordinary artist and woman, and is a must-read for Sarton devotees and anyone facing the reality of growing older. This ebook features an extended biography of May Sarton
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Sarton, May
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sarton, May
  • Authors, American
  • Older women
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
At Eighty-Two: : A Journal, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11558194
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11558194
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11558194
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
At Eighty-Two: : A Journal, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11558194
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11558194
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11558194
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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