TISDALE, Sallie. American, b. 1957. Genres: Adult non-fiction. Career: Writer. Publications: The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Tales of the Modern Hospital, 1986; Harvest Moon: Portrait of a Nursing Home, 1987; Lot's Wife: Salt and the Human Condition, 1988; Stepping Westward: The Long Search for Home in the Pacific Northwest, 1991; Talk Dirty to Me: An Intimate Philosophy of Sex, 1994; Portland from the Air, 2000; The Best Thing I Ever Tasted: The Secret of Food, 2000. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Witherspoon and Associates Inc., 235 E 31st St, New York, NY 10016-6302, U.S.A.