by Joanne Ellison Nydegger Taking a man's viewpoint, Joanne Ellison Nydegger recalls When Love Was Young. She explores the needs, dreams, and yearnings of finding the true love and the profound emotions that enrobe the rewards. A man of experience, he knows he has found for what he has been searching. However, as with life, everything is not bliss; there are ups and downs that bring disenchantments to the mind and to the soul. You'll find the stirrings-hidden away, not dead-challenge the strength of the bondand succumb. Ms. Nydegger also includes some additional life-poetry, confronting topics such as dealing with the deaths of parents, making this a truly complete offering. ABOUT THE AUTHOR A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Joanne Ellison Nydegger earned a bachelor's degree from Carnegie Mellon University and a master of arts from Columbia University. Joanne also operated a design-boutique business out of her home, where she designed, manufactured, and sold thousands of items to stores, magazines, and private customers in Manhattan, where she lived for most of her life. Having traveled to 123 countries, she now lives in Orlando, Florida. Retired, Joanne still writes and creates. She has published three other books, Meandering, Dad, and The Machine, winning acclamation and awards for her work. Joanne is Queen Mother of the Mad Hatters of South Orlando, a chapter of the Red Hat Society. (2005, paperback, 220 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.