Stitches

Stitches

A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair

Book - 2013
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Penguin Putnam
Look out for Anne's latest book, Hallelujah Anyway, on sale now.

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“Lamott’s …most insightful book yet, Stitches offers plenty of her characteristic witty wisdom…this slim, readable volume [is] a lens on life, widening and narrowing, encouraging each reader to reflect on what it is, after all, that really matters.”—People


What do we do when life lurches out of balance? How can we reconnect to one other and to what’s sustaining, when evil and catastrophe seem inescapable?

These questions lie at the heart of Stitches, Lamott’s profound follow-up to her New York Times–bestselling Help, Thanks, Wow. In this book Lamott explores how we find meaning and peace in these loud and frantic times; where we start again after personal and public devastation; how we recapture wholeness after loss; and how we locate our true identities in this frazzled age. We begin, Lamott says, by collecting the ripped shreds of our emotional and spiritual fabric and sewing them back together, one stitch at a time.

It’s in these stitches that the quilt of life begins, and embedded in them are strength, warmth, humor, and humanity.

Random House, Inc.
“Lamott’s …most insightful book yet, Stitches offers plenty of her characteristic witty wisdom…this slim, readable volume [is] a lens on life, widening and narrowing, encouraging each reader to reflect on what it is, after all, that really matters.”—People

What do we do when life lurches out of balance? How can we reconnect to one other and to what’s sustaining, when evil and catastrophe seem inescapable?

These questions lie at the heart of Stitches, Lamott’s profound follow-up to herNew York Times–bestselling Help, Thanks, Wow. In this book Lamott explores how we find meaning and peace in these loud and frantic times; where we start again after personal and public devastation; how we recapture wholeness after loss; and how we locate our true identities in this frazzled age. We begin, Lamott says, by collecting the ripped shreds of our emotional and spiritual fabric and sewing them back together, one stitch at a time.

It’s in these stitches that the quilt of life begins, and embedded in them are strength, warmth, humor, and humanity.


Baker & Taylor
Shares advice about how to make sense of chaotic experiences, providing recommendations for restoring peace while balancing emotional, spiritual, and interpersonal aspects of everyday life.

Baker
& Taylor

The best-selling author of Help, Thanks, Wow shares lighthearted advice about how to make sense of chaotic experiences, providing recommendations for restoring peace while balancing emotional, spiritual and interpersonal aspects of everyday life. 250,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2013
New York : Riverhead Books, 2013
ISBN: 9781594632587
1594632588
Branch Call Number: 204.4 LAM
Characteristics: 96 pages ; 22 cm

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Jun 05, 2014

Not as rich as some of Anne Lamott's, but still I enjoyed this.

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