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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 The Seamstress
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'Jo narrates the story of her strong, passionate mother, Willa, whose gradual slide into dementia shifts them into a new and difficult relationship.Willa's life since arriving in Australia from Scotland as a young woman is re-created in vignettes: her spectacularly wrong choice in husband, the eccentricities of her family, the community of friends that sustain her, and her enduring capacity for joy. And in the telling, Jo also confronts her own life choices as a woman addicted to 'being perpetually worried about something or other. And certainly addicted to love'.' (Back cover).

Notes

  • Dedication: For my mother.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

This Week You're Reading Jill Harrison , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 March 2012; (p. 21)

— Review of The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
An Old Dilemma Kim MacDonald , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 May 2007; (p. 7)

— Review of The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
Soapy Sheen to Leading Ladies' Emotional Journeys Bronwyn Rivers , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 April 2007; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Shearwater Andrea Mayes , 2007 single work novel ; Love Like Water Meme McDonald , 2007 single work novel ; The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
Inside Her Character's Head Dorothy Johnston , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 April 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of The End of the World Paddy O'Reilly , 2007 selected work short story ; The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 31 March - 1 April 2007; (p. 34)

— Review of The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
Two Lives Stitched Together by Love Dianne Dempsey , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 24 March 2007; (p. 26)

— Review of The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 31 March - 1 April 2007; (p. 34)

— Review of The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
Inside Her Character's Head Dorothy Johnston , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 April 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of The End of the World Paddy O'Reilly , 2007 selected work short story ; The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
Soapy Sheen to Leading Ladies' Emotional Journeys Bronwyn Rivers , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 April 2007; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Shearwater Andrea Mayes , 2007 single work novel ; Love Like Water Meme McDonald , 2007 single work novel ; The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
An Old Dilemma Kim MacDonald , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 May 2007; (p. 7)

— Review of The Seamstress Geraldine Wooller , 2007 single work novel
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