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For some, home is simply a place to eat, sleep, and store possessions. For others, home offers intimate and rewarding opportunities for self-expression, becoming a reflection of taste, values, and even identity. The activities of constructing and maintaining a home can provide a sense of existential purpose, of belonging to a particular place along with others who have cared for that place before.Illustrated with more than 100 color photographs, A Home of Her Own showcases a wide variety of homes and tells the stories of their making.
Nancy R. Hiller is a cabinetmaker and owner and principal designer at NR Hiller Design, Inc. She is author of The Hoosier Cabinet in Kitchen History (IUP, 2009) and has published in numerous period design and woodworking magazines, including American Bungalow, Old House Interiors, and Fine Woodworking. Kendall Reeves is a professional photographer and owner of Spectrum Studio, Inc., in Bloomington, Indiana. His previous books include Bloomington: A Contemporary Portrait and Terre Haute: Crossroads of America.Patricia Poore is a magazine editor and former publisher. She was owner and editor of Old-House Journal for twenty years and also founded GARBAGE, Old-House Interiors, Arts & Crafts Homes, and Early Homes magazines.
Foreword by Patricia PooreAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. A Painter's Haven2. Trading Up3. A House of Stone4. Coming Home5. Staying Home6. A May-December Romance7. Small Is Beautiful8. Serial Monogamy9. Thinking Inside the Box10. Gratification Delayed11. Love Lost, Then Found12. Turn-of-the-Century Townhouse13. Holding the World Together14. Tenth Time's a Charm15. Diverging from the Script16. A Preference for Lawyers17. Occupying Space18. Home on the RangeBibliography
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