Salt Lake City: American Essays, 1976. unpaginated, [40p], 8.5 x 11 inches, illustrated wraps, somewhat worn with rust stains from paper clips on pages. A Tantalizing Treasury of Womanly Wisdom announces the back cover and that is what it is. Valentine commented, "Women have been witty since the start of time - but it is only in the last century or so that the ladies have been given credit for their clever sayings." Runs the gamut from Brigette Bardo to Susan B. Anthony. American Essays.
Valentine was a columnist for the Salt Lake Tribune. He also published these books which contained the wit and wisdom of Brigham Young, other Mormon prophets, AND himself. They were a staple of "small-town cafes all over Utah," said a recent SLT columnist.