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By Jane Duran

ISBN-10: 1907587381

ISBN-13: 9781907587382

In 1806, 12-year-old Hannah embroiders the sampler of the lengthy name poem. because the seasons go, she works via her grief within the language of embroidery; for one of the births and deaths recorded in Hannah’s stitches are these of her little brother Nathan. American Sampler is ready vanishing worlds and the fight of reminiscence, craft, and mind's eye to carry fragments of the prior and switch them into clean, respiring moments. Jane Duran’s formative years stories of rural New England—its landscapes, climate, and light—permeate some of the poems. A beaded moccasin, a people portray, a letter from a Union soldier, a Tappan chair: artwork, artifact, and archive tell and light up those sympathetic glimpses into an the United States lengthy past.

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