Audioprose: Tillie Olsen

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Audioprose: Tillie Olsen
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Tillie Olsen was born in 1913 into a working class family and saw much suffering in her early years. Olsen reads from her book, "I Stood There Ironing," her first person narrative of a working woman explaining to a visiting social worker what went wrong with her talented but emotionally restricted daughter. Kay Bonetti interviews Olsen about her life and thoughts on this Audioprose program. Not self-contained.

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KPFA, October 10, 1982
Item duration: 
1 reels (44 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1982
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