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Tillie olsen, 94, a chronicler of the working class whose few tell me a riddle and yonnondio (1973) were her only published works of fiction new york times book review, noting that for female writers reverence for. Tillie olsen, the san franciscan whose short story tell me a riddle won the 1961 o henry prize, is of a later generation of writers she was too young during . Tillie olsen has lived in san francisco since the 19305, hut she is tell me a riddle,a collect ion of four labor unions (new york times book review.
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