Thone, Ruth Raymond

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THONE, Ruth Raymond

THONE, Ruth Raymond. American, b. 1931. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics. Career: Freelance writer. Nebraska Public Radio, commentator; Nebraska Humanities Committee, scholar and speaker. Leader of classes in women's issues and writing. Cofounder of Gathering Place, Gathering Place Soup Kitchen, Friends of Loren Eiseley, and Alternatives to the Military; active in organizations dedicated to civil rights, alcohol and drug abuse recovery, and peace. Columnist. Publications: Women and Aging: Celebrating Ourselves, 1992; Being Home (essays), 1993; Fat: A Fate Worse Than Death? Women, Weight, and Appearance, 1997. Contributor to magazines and newspapers. Address: 3045 Woodsdale Blvd, Lincoln, NE 68502-5053, U.S.A.