"Torching the Dusties"

Title"Torching the Dusties"
Year for Search2014
AuthorsAtwood, Margaret [Eleanor](b. 1939)
Secondary TitleStone Mattress: Nine Tales
Pagination225-68
Date Published2015
PublisherMcClelland & Stewart
Place PublishedToronto, ON, Canada
ISBN Number978-0-771-00680-7 978-0-385-54912-8
KeywordsCanadian author, Female author
Annotation

The story is told from the perspective of an old, nearly blind woman living in a home for the wealthy aged as protests erupt, by the Our Turn Movement, against the old for despoiling the planet, hoarding its wealth, and living too long. 

Additional Publishers

US ed. (New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2014), 225-68. 

Info Notes

First publication

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Author Note

Canadian female author (b. 1939)

Full Text

2014 Atwood, Margaret [Eleanor] (b. 1939). “Torching the Dusties.” In her Stone Mattress: Nine Tales (Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 2014), 225-68. US ed. (New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2014), 225-68. First publication. PSt

The story is told from the perspective of an old, nearly blind woman living in a home for the wealthy aged as protests erupt, by the Our Turn Movement, against the old for despoiling the planet, hoarding its wealth, and living too long. Canadian female author.