By Lillian Skelton Fisher
by Lillian Skelton Fisher
My Aunt T was once this kind of notable lady. i needed others to grasp approximately her. That’s why I wrote this tale. She died in 2002. She used to be 100 years previous. somebody who knew her merely had the main terrific reviews approximately her and knew me as her baby.
Aunt T is on the heart of this tale, spanning 3 generations of ladies who continued abuse, humiliation, and heartaches from an abusive father. This tale will make clear the reprehensible aspect of African-American existence in a small southern city and a nurturing and supportive lady who consistently considered others first.
Aunt T had a unprecedented expertise for dressmaking with none formal education. She made outfits from styles she minimize from newspapers. She used to be regularly good dressed and taught me to stitch at 5 years old.
About the Author
Lillian Skelton Fisher used to be born October 31, 1940, on Halloween, in a really small city referred to as Silsbee, Texas. She lived together with her Aunt T from start till she was once 8 years outdated. Aunt T instructed her she observed her earlier than her mom did.
Lillian met her organic mom and siblings for the 1st time whilst she used to be 8. Her mom left Texas almost immediately after her start to commute to California with associates to shape a church (Palm Lane Church of God in Christ) in la (Watts).
Lillian was once 5 years previous the 1st time Aunt T gave her a stitching activity. She used to be stunned at how good Lillian tailored to the initiatives. Aunt T directed and encouraged her into model layout. Lillian excelled within the garments sessions in junior and senior highschool. to augment her talents in type, she attended la alternate Tech, lengthy seashore nation, and El Camino schools. She labored within the garment for a few years. Lillian has taught type layout periods and fashion-related matters at exchange Tech collage, El Camino university, and the style Institute of layout and promotion (FIDM) in Los Angeles.
(2010, paperback, one hundred thirty pages)
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