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Elizabeth Taylor Greer

Born: 1950 in Illinois
Pen Name: Ibby Greer, Elizabeth T. Greer

Connection to Illinois: Greer is a native of Springfield.

Biography: Elizabeth 'Ibby' Taylor Greer is a native of Illinois and attended Palm Beach Day School, is a graduate of the Westover School in Connecticut, has a B.A. with Honors and Phi Beta Kappa from Hollins University in Virginia, an M.A. in Comparative Literature (English, French, German 18th century novel) from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and has lived all over the USA and in London and Vienna. She is an artist whose paintings are in private collections and colleges. She taught pre-school, kindergarten, and 5th grade in Boulder, owned and published a magazine and ran her Blue Lady Bookshop in Rocky Mount, Virginia, for five years, is an editor, and an active civic volunteer. She is the author of two novels, a memoir, and editor of her late husband's military memoir - ''Thomas Keister Greer, Youth, WWII Marine, Early Legal Career''. She currently resides in Roanoke, Virginia.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Childrens Literature; Coloring Book; Fiction; Memoir

Elizabeth Taylor Greer on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Moonshine Corner :
ISBN: 1500980110 OCLC: 907686577

A time-warp, historical, and ghost novel full of local color, set in a small town in Franklin County, Virginia, known by all as the "moonshining capital" of the world, this story was written by the widow of the author of the authoritative legal history on the subject, T.K. Greer, Esq., and his "The Great Moonshine Conspiracy Trial of 1935." Through the eyes, and keys, of a young realtor new to town, times past and hidden secrets come to light. A love story set in layers of history, this novel is chock-full of fun and answers.

Moving day :
ISBN: 1556181906 OCLC: 44979614

Brunswick Pub., Lawrenceville, Va. : ©2001.

Paper faces :
ISBN: 1556182007 OCLC: 49355762

Brunswick Pub., Lawrenceville, VA : 2002.

  The Other Within Us :
ISBN: 9780429964602 OCLC: 1029493670

Routledge, Boulder : 2018.

Feminist women bequeath to us a powerful critique of our society's obsession with beauty and impossible body ideals. Having refused makeup, high heels, and short skirts in their youth, these women are now entering the most stigmatized stage in a woman's life?old age. As she becomes the ?older woman,? the feminist's rejection of beauty standards and her ability to locate self-worth is being challenged.How will feminists respond to the issues raised in this phase of their lives? By confronting the issues unique to older women in our culture and society, these authors redress the neglect and isolation experienced within contemporary feminism and gerontology.Ultimately, the goal of the book is to inspire the aging woman to more easily embrace the ?older other? within her.