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Weaving a Life: The Story of Mary Meigs Atwater

3.88  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by Interweave Press
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Cayenne
Oct 29, 2007 Cayenne rated it liked it
What a hard life this woman led. I think her attitude about it must have been at least partly due to her generation. I keep thinking about her and the things she put up with from her husband, but how she found so much beauty and adventure in life and how she made so many friends. She was a survivor. Very interesting book.
Heidi
Jun 03, 2012 Heidi rated it really liked it
Recommended to Heidi by: Mimi Rodes
This was a really fascinating read. Mary had an incredible life. I felt like a fly on the wall through many fascinating eras in history as I read this book. She lived 1878-1956 and lived throughout the country. She was very talented and resilient. I recommend this book! It was very thought provoking.
Virginia
Jun 21, 2014 Virginia rated it it was ok
This book was a disappointment to me. I guess I was most interested in the weaving aspects of her life. The first 3/4 of the book told me more about mining than I wanted to know. But the last 1/4 did talk about her founding of shuttle craft and her definite contributions to documenting weaving and bringing it forward in the United States. It lacked the charm of shuttle craft book.
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Feb 03, 2015 Denise Kovnat rated it liked it
More about the woman who became a great weaver than about her weaving life.
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