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The sewing machine

Author: Natalie Fergie
Publisher: London : Unbound, 2019. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory. For her, nothing will be the same again. Decades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a notebook, as her mother did before her. More than 100 years after his grandmother's sewing machine was made, Fred discovers a treasure trove of documents. His family history is laid out before him in a patchwork of unfamiliar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Fergie
ISBN: 9781911586043 1911586041 9781783527489 178352748X
OCLC Number: 1100467173
Description: 346 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Natalie Fergie.

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