A Dressmaker’s Threads

A Dressmaker’s Threads

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a€œA Dressmakera€™s Threads: The Life and The Legacy of My Russian Immigrant Mothera€ is about a remarkable woman, a dressmaker who, with a sick husband and an infant, escaped from the Czara€™s Armies, landing at Ellis Island in 1920. Her courage, her fearlessness, her work ethic, her sense of humor and her love for education drove her to 18-hour workdays and success. To her a€œsuccessa€ meant having the ability to take care of her sick husband (before the days of medical insurance) and sending her three daughters to college. She did it all with grace and joy, reveling in her childrena€™s progress, learning English with an accent she could never forgive in herself, and enjoying life to its fullest. Her legacy lives on in her children, grandchildren, and even the great-grandchildren who never knew her.Her life would be turned inside out. Instead of her sewing machine being on the left as she walked into her sewing room, it would be on the right. The iron would be in the wrong place and so would the racks of womena#39;s clothing filling the room .

Title:A Dressmaker’s Threads
Author: Evelyn Lerman
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2013-04-12

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