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Tell Me a Riddle, Requa I, and Other Works

Tillie Olsen

A century after her birth, Tillie Olsen’s writing is as relevant as when it first appeared; indeed, the clarity and passion of her vision and style have, if anything, become even more striking over time. Collected here for the first time are several of Olsen’s nonfiction pieces about the 1930s, early journalism pieces, and short fiction, including ...
Publish Date
2013
September 1
Goodreads rating
3.88
ISBN
9780803245778
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When I first started Acumen, I considered giving this newly birthed organization a different name: Immersion. I’d been taken by the Tillie Olsen quote from her remarkable book of short stories Tell me a Riddle, and loved the idea of “the long Baptism into the seas of humankind.”      source