Endgame by May Sarton
A Journal of the Seventy-Ninth Year

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Novelist and poet May Sarton looked forward to her 79th year as a "potent harvest", but debilitating illness struck her in heart and lung, and the battle for health consumed her. And yet, as this record so wonderfully shows, she did what she had dreamed of doing--letting her creative spirit soar above the limits imposed by frailty. 51 photographs.
 

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Published May 1, 1992 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 218 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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Self-congratulation permeates the pages: References to Sarton's ``fans'' appear frequently, joined by such boasts as, ``I don't think there are many writers--serious writers--who make as much money as I do.'' If this journal was not so obviously intended for publication but was in fact merely a k...

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In the latest installment in Sarton's series of journals, the author must struggle with the encroachments of illness and frailty upon independence.

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