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Margaret Steele's life was hopeless as a poverty stricken seamstress working in a London textile factory. Her family depended upon her measly income to make ends meet. When tragedy strikes, she rises above it through her skill and resourcefulness to create opportunity. The story begins in 1875 in London. Threads is an escape in time through Margaret's struggles where the reader will experience the19th century through the day to day life of the working poor to the excitement of the fashions of the times. How can a poor seamstress climb out of poverty to become an internationally known clothing entrepreneur? Margaret's uncertain destiny, whose pathway is full of obstacles, develops into an exhilarating adventure spanning from London to Boston. Her rise to success is based on the basic premise of hard work and perseverance. Richly woven into her journey are the people, traditions, and social issues of the time with the excitement of romance that women readers will yearn for and men will be captivated by.
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  • Paperback | 458 pages
  • 107.95 x 174.75 x 26.42mm | 435.45g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0557306124
  • 9780557306121