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anorton 07-30-2016 04:56 PM

Book Recommendation: Quilt of Souls
 
I just finished a wonderful memoir, Quilt of Souls, by Phyllis Lawson. When the author was a small child she was taken away from her home and family and sent to rural Alabama to live with her grandmother, who she didn't know. As they repaired an old family quilt with fabric from a scrap bag filled with pieces of fabric from clothing of family members who had died, the grandmother tells her the stories of her people. This memoir is brutal at times- remember this is rural Alabama in the 1950's and 60s- but it is a wonderful book.

PABerard 07-30-2016 04:59 PM

Thank you for posting. I'm between books and this is my genre. I will check it out! I love book recommendations.

maryb119 07-30-2016 06:46 PM

Thank you for telling about this book. Sounds like one I would like to read. I just finished one called "Hope's Boy". It is alos about a child removed from his home and how he goes on the be a respected lawyer when he grows up.

gigi4419 07-31-2016 06:43 AM

Thank you for recommendation of Quilt of Souls! I just ordered it!

GailG 07-31-2016 08:12 AM

Thanks! I ordered it, too!

ShirlR 07-31-2016 11:06 PM

I just ordered it also. Thanks for the telling us about it!

WMUTeach 08-01-2016 04:16 AM

Sounds like my kind of reading! Thanks for the recommendation.

debbieoh 08-01-2016 02:56 PM

Sounds like a perfect book for me have to see if its available at our library THANKS


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