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Tillie Olsen (1912–2007)

Tillie Olsen was born on January 14, 1912 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. She was a writer, known for Tell Me a Riddle (1980), I Stand Here Ironing (2005) and Silittäjä (1984). She was previously married to Jack Olsen. She died on January 1, 2007 in Oakland, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Silittäjä Writer


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 2005 I Stand Here Ironing (Short) (short story)
 1984 Silittäjä (TV Movie) (short story "I Stand Here Ironing")
 1980 Tell Me a Riddle (story)
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 1991 Yonnondio, a Book About the Past (Documentary short)

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Other Works:

(book) "The Riddle of Life and Death: Tell Me a Riddle and The Death of Ivan Illich". New York: The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2007. ISBN 1558615369 See more »

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Jack Olsen  (his death)  (3 children)

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Children with Jack Olsen: Julie, Kathie, Laurie. Child from a previous relationship: Karla.

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