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A home of her own

Author: Nancy R Hiller; Kendall Reeves
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"For some, home is simply a place to eat, sleep, and store possessions. For others, home offers intimate and rewarding opportunities for self-expression, becoming a reflection of taste, values, and even identity. The activities of constructing and maintaining a home can provide a sense of existential purpose, of belonging to a particular place along with others who have cared for that place before. Illustrated with  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy R Hiller; Kendall Reeves
ISBN: 9780253223531 0253223539
OCLC Number: 696100058
Description: xiv, 218 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
A painter's haven --
Trading up --
A house of stone --
Coming home --
Staying home --
A May-December romance --
Small is beautiful --
Serial monogamy --
Thinking inside the box --
Gratification delayed --
Love lost, then found --
Turn-of-the-century townhouse --
Holding the world together --
Tenth time's a charm --
Diverging from the script --
A preference for lawyers --
Occupying space --
Home on the range.
Responsibility: Nancy R. Hiller ; photographs by Kendall Reeves ; foreword by Patricia Poore.

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Stories of women whose homes reflect their strong bond to place  Read more...

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"I found this book enchanting from the beginning." Kathryn Lofton, Yale University, author of Oprah: The Gospel of Icon "Nancy Hiller is a premier cabinetmaker with a fondness for wood and old Read more...

 
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