During the Covid lockdown, Peggy Orenstein, notable author and journalist, decided to knit a sweater from scratch--meaning she sheared the wool from the sheep, then washed, carded, spun, and dyed it. With no prior experience, she intended to simply appreciate each step and accept the results, whatever they might be. But during the process she learned many more things about herself and the human experience. As she sheared, spun, dyed, and knit, she reflected on personal loss, the environment, feminism, motherhood, and labor issues. Orenstein narrates her story with honesty and a dry wit. Listening to this inspired storyteller brings one right into the barn with her as she wrestles Martha the sheep into submission. The end result: a sweater of many colors. J.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2023]
Trade Ed. Harper Audio 2023
DD ISBN 9780063081758 $27.99
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