At the end of World War I there were so many young widows and unmarried woman that they were dubbed “surplus women.” Violet Speedwell is one of these women, and she joins a group of women called borderers, women who embroider kneelers for grand cathedrals. She crafts a life for herself along with many others like her. Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews the 2019 novel A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier, a lovely story of friendship among women.
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Mon, 10/18/2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am