Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

Author:   Clare Hunter
Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton General Division
ISBN:  

9781473687929


Pages:   320
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Clare Hunter
Publisher:   Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Imprint:   Sceptre
Dimensions:   Width: 13.50cm , Height: 2.40cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.331kg
ISBN:  

9781473687929


ISBN 10:   1473687926
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   07 February 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Threads of Life is a beautifully considered book that reminds us of how much sewing plays a crucial part in expressing the many facets of our lives. Clare Hunter has managed to mix the personal with the political with moving results. Reading it made me pick up my needle with a new perspective. -- Tracy Chevalier Hunter's non-fiction debut reframes needlework as a powerful and political medium . . . Threads of Life is a compelling and beautifully written account of how marginalised peoples throughout history have used the language of sewing, embroidery and textiles to tell their neglected stories. -- Caroline Sanderson * The Bookseller *


Hunter's non-fiction debut reframes needlework as a powerful and political medium . . . Threads of Life is a compelling and beautifully written account of how marginalised peoples throughout history have used the language of sewing, embroidery and textiles to tell their neglected stories. -- Caroline Sanderson * The Bookseller *


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Clare Hunter has been a banner-maker, community textile artist and textile curator for over twenty years and has established the community enterprise NeedleWorks in Glasgow. She was a finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award, and had a story published in its 2017 Annual. She was also a recipient of a Creative Scotland Award in 2016. Threads of Life is her first book.

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