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How Old Is Beautiful?
Marsha Karzmer, Foreword by BJ Gallagher
ISBN: 9781573242745
4-color illustrations
Book (Hardcover)
Conari Press
$14.95
9 x 6
80 pages
September 3, 2007


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"Marsha takes the words of many women from many sources and assembles them into the words of EVERYWOMAN." -BJ Gallagher, author of Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Other Women
Marsha Karzmer "writes" with scissors. As an author and creatrix, she reads magazines and newspapers with different eyes, looking for the hidden message in the headlines. The result of her quirky clips is sheer magic. Pleasing to the eye and the mind, Karzmer's message reads loud and clear-- there is no "age before beauty." Real beauty comes from being true to your own unique self and knowing who that is.

From exhilarating exhortations such as "It's never too late to treat yourself right" to the poignantly pithy "I was born wrinkled and I will die wrinkled but I like ME," each page of quippy clips is colorful and delightfully designed, making this the most artful gift book of the year. Marsha Karzmer's inspirational collages are a completely original way to speak to women. Fun and fresh, How Old Is Beautiful? is a gift book a woman will buy for herself and for every woman she knows!

* Karzmer's "cut and paste" collage writing is a reinvention of women's inspiration.

* Answers to life's questions, inspiration for life's problems-- all ripped from the pages of magazines and newspapers.

Marsha Karzmer is an independent signing agent, a videographer, and a writer with scissors. She creates her work by cutting phrases, headlines, and words out of magazines, newspapers, or any print media at hand and assembling them into inspiring messages. She was a work-at-home mom for many years. Before that she moved to Hollywood and worked for Hollywood Squares. She came home after several years to marry her college sweetheart, David. Together they have four children. She lives with her family in Youngstown, Ohio.
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BJ Gallagher is an inspirational author, speaker, and seminar leader. She is the author of Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Other Women, and A Peacock in the Land of Penguins. She is a blogger for the huffingtonpost.com and appears regularly on radio and television. She lives in southern California. (Photo: Michael Hateley)
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