Short stories by Tillie Olsen.

Listing 3 stories.

A mother reflects on her failures to improve the troubled upbringing of her first daughter, who she raised as a single parent during the Great Depression.

When a boy comes to a new town after the death of a loved one, he struggles to perform daily tasks and adapt to the unfamiliar surroundings.

Knowing that his wife only has a year left to live, an elderly man puts aside the bitterness in their marriage to make her as happy and comfortable as possible.