Senior Citizens Writing Ii

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SENIOR CITIZENS WRITING II continues the tradition of the first volume with new examples of seniors citizens writing from the unique and succesful workshops facilitated by W.. Ross Winterowd. In this new collection, readers will find memoirs, short stories and poems from eleven authors, ranging in age from 63 to 87, U.S. born as well as immigrant. This collection preserves a rich tapestry of American colloquial and immigrant interest. These 46 selections show the success of the seniors workshop format, which ...
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Overview

SENIOR CITIZENS WRITING II continues the tradition of the first volume with new examples of seniors citizens writing from the unique and succesful workshops facilitated by W.. Ross Winterowd. In this new collection, readers will find memoirs, short stories and poems from eleven authors, ranging in age from 63 to 87, U.S. born as well as immigrant. This collection preserves a rich tapestry of American colloquial and immigrant interest. These 46 selections show the success of the seniors workshop format, which stimulates seniors to express their feelings and tell their unique stories with grace and eloquence. The editor of this volume, Bill Reid, was himself a workshop participant.

Winterowd provides an informative introduction, his own vegetable poem, and insightful headnotes to each authors' work. Contributors include Eddie Hasson, Mary Ann Huisken, Paul (Sammy) Larkin, Marjory Bong-Ray Liu, Kathy Recupero, William (Bill) Reid, Joanne Simpson, Marie Thompson, Phan Vū, Edna Wooley, and Richard Wrate.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602351073
  • Publisher: Parlor Press
  • Publication date: 5/8/2009
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface Bill Reid Reid, Bill

Introduction W. Ross Winterowd Winterowd, W. Ross

The Most Dynamic Class in Junior High School Eddie Hasson Hasson, Eddie 9

Human Reproduction Eddie Hasson Hasson, Eddie 14

Co-Ed Health-Undivided Attention Eddie Hasson Hasson, Eddie 16

First Aid Unit Eddie Hasson Hasson, Eddie 18

Coed Health Class House Rules Eddie Hasson Hasson, Eddie 20

A Sad Story Eddie Hasson Hasson, Eddie 22

Talent Shows and Other Performances at the Junior High Level Eddie Hasson Hasson, Eddie 25

Old Mother Hubbard Eddie Hasson Hasson, Eddie 27

A City Girl on the Farm Mary Ann Huisken Huisken, Mary Ann 29

Sleeping Under the Stars Mary Ann Huisken Huisken, Mary Ann 38

Decorating the Christmas Tree Mary Ann Huisken Huisken, Mary Ann 48

"Mother, Where Are You?" Mary Ann Huisken Huisken, Mary Ann 54

"Ole George" and the Paper Boy Paul "Sammy" Larkin Larkin, Paul "Sammy" 62

Amory Library Paul "Sammy" Larkin Larkin, Paul "Sammy" 64

"Tick" Paul "Sammy" Larkin Larkin, Paul "Sammy" 70

Baseball Long Toss Contest Paul "Sammy" Larkin Larkin, Paul "Sammy" 73

Knockout Punch Paul "Sammy" Larkin Larkin, Paul "Sammy" 78

The Ring Paul "Sammy" Larkin Larkin, Paul "Sammy" 82

In the Morning Paul "Sammy" Larkin Larkin, Paul "Sammy" 90

My Adventures in China During World War II Marjory Bong-Ray Liu Liu, Marjory Bong-Ray 91

QI (Chee) * Marjory Bong-Ray Liu Liu, Marjory Bong-Ray 122

Snow in Beijing Marjory Bong-Ray Liu Liu, Marjory Bong-Ray 123

As I Remember It - Love at First Slight Kathy Recupero Recupero, Kathy 124

Daddy, a Beloved Irishman Kathy Recupero Recupero, Kathy 127

New York! New York! It's a Wonderful Town Kathy Recupero Recupero, Kathy 133

OurYearin Tuscany Kathy Recupero Recupero, Kathy 138

There's a War On! William (Bill) Reid Reid, William (Bill) 157

"Sassenachs! Go Live Among Them?" William (Bill) Reid Reid, William (Bill) 176

Bubbles of Remembrance Joanne Simpson Simpson, Joanne 196

It Was the 60's! Joanne Simpson Simpson, Joanne 197

Fred Joanne Simpson Simpson, Joanne 207

Another Chance Marie Thompson Thompson, Marie 220

The Norton Simon Marie Thompson Thompson, Marie 234

The Scruff Marie Thompson Thompson, Marie 237

The Button Marie Thompson Thompson, Marie 240

An Enchanted Oasis Marie Thompson Thompson, Marie 247

Sanctuary Marie Thompson Thompson, Marie 250

Autumn Love Phan Vu Vu, Phan 254

A Bus Ride Phan Vu Vu, Phan Edna Woolley Woolley, Edna 274

One Remarkable Woman Edna Woolley Woolley, Edna 287

Molly's Folly Edna Woolley Woolley, Edna 294

What Fun It Was Edna Woolley Woolley, Edna 301

Ted Edna Woolley Woolley, Edna 309

My Greek Vacation Edna Woolley Woolley, Edna 314

Beauty in the Beast Richard Wrate Wrate, Richard 322

Buttermilk Returns? Richard Wrate Wrate, Richard 337

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