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Against the wall stood the red plush sofa; across the room, the spring rocker, with
its crazy-patch velvet antimacassar. The melodeon had a bouquet of red paper
roses on the round shelf at the right of the keyboard; an oil lamp with a bit of red ...
Mother herself revelled in making pieced quilts, as well as feather- stitched crazy-
quilts and antimacassars. In her hands, seven tomato cans covered with heavy
woollen material— probably a discarded pair of trousers— were joined together ...
She sat in a high-back rocker, prim and unsmiling, her white hair drawn back so
smooth that it reflected the colors of the patchwork velvet of the antimacassar. Her
liver-spotted hands twitched nervously on the chair arms. "That your oldest?
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I thoroughly enjoyed "Buggies, Blizzards and Babies", a memoir about E D Frear as written by his daughter and published in 1971. Set primarily in Iowa, the daughter, Cora, recounts her memories of ... Read full review