Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair Setting & Symbolism

Anne Lamott
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World of Books

During her childhood, Lamott and her brothers were introduced to the world of books. Lamott tells her readers that the world that books provided to her was more like home to her than any place else she had been.

Home

Home is the place that Lamott believes that she should feel as if she belongs. She indicates that when she was a child she did not think that the world was her home. She did, however, find a home in books.

Bavarian Pretzels

Lamott believes these pretzels represent torture. Even though a Sunday school teacher told Lamott that pretzels represented a child praying, Lamott always saw them as a child wearing a straitjacket.

Thread of the Same Color

Lamott explains that thread of the same color, just like friends, can help pull together the different aspects of our lives, even if the “patches” the thread...

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