A single thread
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New York : Viking, [2019].
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First edition.
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321 pages ; 24 cm
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)F CHEVALI, TChecked OutJanuary 26, 2022

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Book
Language
English
ISBN
9780525558248, 0525558241

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-320).
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1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her mother's place and into the town of Winchester, home to one of England's grandest cathedrals. There, Violet is drawn into a society of broderers--women who embroider kneelers for the Cathedral, carrying on a centuries-long tradition of bringing comfort to worshippers. Violet finds support and community in the group, fulfillment in the work they create, and even a growing friendship with the vivacious Gilda. But when forces threaten her new independence and another war appears on the horizon, Violet must fight to put down roots in a place where women aren't expected to grow.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Chevalier, T. (2019). A single thread (First edition.). Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Chevalier, Tracy. 2019. A Single Thread. New York: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Chevalier, Tracy. A Single Thread New York: Viking, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Chevalier, Tracy. A Single Thread First edition., Viking, 2019.

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