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The Resource A single thread, Tracy Chevalier, (large print)

A single thread, Tracy Chevalier, (large print)

Label
A single thread
Title
A single thread
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Chevalier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her mother's place and into the town of Winchester, home to one of England's grandest cathedrals. There, Violet is drawn into a society of broderers--women who embroider kneelers for the Cathedral, carrying on a centuries-long tradition of bringing comfort to worshippers. Violet finds support and community in the group, fulfillment in the work they create, and even a growing friendship with the vivacious Gilda. But when forces threaten her new independence and another war appears on the horizon, Violet must fight to put down roots in a place where women aren't expected to grow
Cataloging source
DLC
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Chevalier, Tracy
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single women
  • Grief
  • Self-realization in women
  • Lesbians
  • Winchester (England)
Label
A single thread, Tracy Chevalier, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
bl2019030102
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
473 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432870317
Lccn
bl2019030102
Label
A single thread, Tracy Chevalier, (large print)
Publication
Control code
bl2019030102
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
473 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432870317
Lccn
bl2019030102

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