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How to Make an American Quilt
How to Make an American Quilt
Author: Whitney Otto
Inventive and haunting, How to Make an American Quilt powerfully captures the rites of passage in women's lives. The art of quiltmaking becomes a metaphor for the realities of being a woman in America as the unforgettable stories of seven members of a contemporary California quilting group unfold. And as we come to understand the beauty and&...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780345370808
ISBN-10: 0345370805
Publication Date: 2/23/1992
Pages: 272
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  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 108 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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This book is written in a poetic and lyrical manner. Great if you like that, but unfortunatly I couldn't get past page 20.
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I have been wanting to read this book for quite a while. i was a little disappointed in the structure of it. It is not that big of a book but took me some time to get into it and keep everybody straight.
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A interesting extended allegory of life as a quilt. The story circles around the women of a California quilting circle. I found it somewhat disjointed, enjoyable in parts, unique.
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Loved it! so much better than the movie...but then again, the book usually always is...
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I wasn't very fond of this book. I thought it would be a nice story about a group of women friends, but it was depressing and rather boring.
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