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Ann Hood - Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting - 9780393349870 - KTJ8038692
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Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting

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Description for Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting Paperback. A collection of poignant essays about the transformative power of knitting by twenty-seven extraordinary writers. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: DQ; WFBS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 141 x 211 x 18. Weight in Grams: 248.
Knitting Yarns explores what is so magical about knitting and how it can inspire joy and help us get through life-changing events. Knitting occupies an important a place in the hearts of a number of writers. Ann Hood has collected twenty-seven original essays by, among others, Anita Shreve, Elizabeth Berg, Ann Patchett and Barbara Kingsolver. They tell stories about how knitting healed, challenged or helped them to grow. Andre Dubus III tells how knitting a Christmas present for his blind aunt helped him knit an understanding with his girlfriend. Kaylie Jones finds the woman who cared for her as a ... Read more

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W. W. Norton & Company
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About Ann Hood
Ann Hood is the author of eleven books, including the best-selling novels The Book That Matters Most and The Knitting Circle, and the memoirs Comfort: A Journey Through Grief and Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and New York City.

Reviews for Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting
"Charming collection…"
The Bookseller "Otherwise normal-seeming writers come out as knitters in the infinitely crafty Ann Hood's anthology Knitting Yarns. How hot is that?"
Vanity Fair "A heart-warming and, in places, heartbreaking collection of autobiographical pieces by some of today's finest authors...You needn't be a knitting maven to enjoy these beautifully crafted stories."
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