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"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spivack, Emily
Dewey number
391.001/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
GT524
LC item number
.S66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Celebrities
  • Celebrities
Target audience
adult
Label
Worn stories, Emily Spivack
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781616892760
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014006490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2014006490
  • 1271052
Label
Worn stories, Emily Spivack
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781616892760
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014006490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2014006490
  • 1271052

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