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The Resource Worn stories, Emily Spivack

Worn stories, Emily Spivack

Label
Worn stories
Title
Worn stories
Statement of responsibility
Emily Spivack
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece of clothing. In Worn Stories, Emily Spivack has collected over sixty of these clothing-inspired narratives from cultural figures and talented storytellers. First-person accounts range from the everyday to the extraordinary, such as artist Marina Abramovic on the boots she wore to walk the Great Wall of China; musician Rosanne Cash on the purple shirt that belonged to her father; and fashion designer Cynthia Rowley on the Girl Scout sash that informed her business acumen. Other contributors include Greta Gerwig, Heidi Julavits, John Hodgman, Brandi Chastain, Marcus Samuelsson, Piper Kerman, Maira Kalman, Sasha Frere-Jones, Simon Doonan, Albert Maysles, Susan Orlean, Andy Spade, Paola Antonelli, David Carr, Andrew Kuo, and more. By turns funny, tragic, poignant, and celebratory, Worn Stories offers a revealing look at the clothes that protect us, serve as a uniform, assert our identity, or bring back the past--clothes that are encoded with the stories of our lives"--
  • "WORN STORIES will assemble a unique anthology of clothing-inspired personal narratives from people of all stripes, including David Carr on his misprinted I Love NY t-shirt, Cynthia Rowley on her girl scout sash, Rosanne Cash on her father Johnny's (atypically) purple shirt that she keeps in her closet, and Jonathan Levine (director of 50/50 and The Wackness) on his once-lucky Latrell Sprewell Knicks Jersey. The included stories will not only offer stirring, humorous and heartfelt glimpses into someone else's life, but will also prompt readers to give a second thought to the way they consider clothing in their own lives"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Worn stories, Emily Spivack
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B1A26A8A-C598-49EC-ABE7-3903260678AA
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm83386037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616893606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b1a26a8a-c598-49ec-abe7-3903260678aa
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Worn stories, Emily Spivack
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=B1A26A8A-C598-49EC-ABE7-3903260678AA
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm83386037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616893606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b1a26a8a-c598-49ec-abe7-3903260678aa
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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