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Simple gifts : a memoir of a Shaker village

Author: June Sprigg
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of one of America's last Shaker communities during its twilight years, and of its seven remarkable "survivor" women, who were among the last representatives of our longest-lived and best-known communal utopian society.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sprigg, June.
Simple gifts.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1998
(OCoLC)605512518
Named Person: June Sprigg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: June Sprigg
ISBN: 0679455043 9780679455042
OCLC Number: 38010714
Description: x, 227 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: "I was a teenage Shaker" --
Gus and Alice --
Memorial Day --
Lillian, Bertha, and Eldress Gertrude --
June --
Alice and Ethel --
July --
Miriam and Mildred --
August --
Simple gifts.
Responsibility: by June Sprigg ; with illustrations by the author.
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Tells the story of one of America's last Shaker communities during its twilight years, and of its seven remarkable "survivor" women, who were among the last representatives of our longest-lived and best-known communal utopian society.

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