Monday, November 26, 2012


Sidonia’s Thread: The Secrets of a Mother and Daughter Sewing a New Life in America is a memoir about the lives of two women, a mother and daughter, who come to Springfield, Massachusetts on their own after World War II to build a new life. With no other family, except each other, they build a world that revolves around the mother’s remarkable talent as fashion designer and seamstress while the daughter serves as her dutiful model

Hanna Perlstein Marcus, the author of Sidonia's Thread, will speak at 7 pm on Tuesday, November 27, at the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W 115th, Overland Park. Marcus' website and blog at

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