On My Own at 107

On My Own at 107

Reflections on Life Without Bessie

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Sarah Delany recounts her transition from mourning the loss of her sister, Bessie, to a renewed zest for life, symbolized by Bessie's flower garden

On My Own at 107ÿ is Sarah "Sadie" Delaney's tribute to Bessie, her beloved younger sister and century-long companion, who died on September 25, 1995, at age 104.Just four years earlier, Bessie and Sadie, along with former New York Timesÿ reporter Amy Hill Hearth, co-wrote the bestselling Having Our Say,ÿ which told the story of the sisters' remarkable lives as witnesses to a century. Here, Sadie reflects on the first year following Bessie's death. Kirkus Reviewsÿ called the book "a bracing reminder that life, a rare gift, must be savored in the living."

& Taylor

The co-author of the long-time best-seller, Having Our Say, reflects on life without her sister, with whom she shared the twentieth century, in an uplifting journal illustrated with color paintings of Bessie's favorite flowers. Reprint.

Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, [1997]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1997
ISBN: 9780062514851
Branch Call Number: BIO Delany 1997
Characteristics: xvii, 149 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Hearth, Amy Hill 1958-


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