Comfort From A Country Quilt

by Reba Mcentire

Random House Publishing Group | May 2, 2000 | Trade Paperback |

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The New York Times Bestseller That Reads Like a Back-Porch Conversation with Reba!

In a dazzling career, Reba McEntire has become a true country superstar--and a trailblazing businesswoman with her own multimedia entertainment corporation. Yet she is a rare celebrity who is also beloved by her millions of fans for the way she lives her life. For Reba has balanced the demands of career and family, succeeded in show business without sacrificing her values, and kept up with the times without abandoning her country roots.

Here Reba writes about the roles a modern woman tries to fill, roles as many and varied as the fabric pieces of an heirloom quilt. Facing the challenges of being a wife, mother, stepmother, daughter, sister, performer, executive, community member, and Christian, Reba has found inspiration and comfort in the values of her past as an Oklahoma ranch girl. In this generous and wise book, she shows how you can keep traditional values fresh and vital in your own search for a fulfilling life.

Whether you read it for instant warmth or lasting inspiration, Comfort from a Country Quilt is a book that will make your spirits soar like the sweet high notes of a Reba McEntire song.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 192 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: May 2, 2000

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 055338094x

ISBN - 13: 9780553380941

Found in: Entertainment and Performing Arts

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Comfort From A Country Quilt

Comfort From A Country Quilt

by Reba Mcentire

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 192 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: May 2, 2000

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 055338094x

ISBN - 13: 9780553380941

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Comfort From a Country Quilt Have you ever made a quilt? I have. It''s one of the most therapeutic and calming things I''ve ever done. And I had a huge sense of accomplishment when I finished. Both of my grandmothers made quilts, my mama did, and my aunt Jeannie did. I loved to open that big box at Christmastime knowing it was a quilt that one of them had made. I was so flattered that after all the time and energy they had spent on that quilt, they had selected me to receive it. Even as a young girl, I knew a quilt was a gift I would cherish always. Back when I was living at home, I remember during the winter months Mama would set up her sewing machine in the living room over by the window. At night when we''d all be in there watching TV after supper, Mama would be over at her sewing machine, making another quilt from the scraps left over from a dress or blouse she had made for one of us earlier. Then, when she had all the squares sewn together, she''d lay the batting on the living room floor, lay the quilted piece on top of that, and then start tacking it down. When that was completed, she''d sew the border around it. Then it was finished. All that remained was for Mama to decide who would be the proud recipient of her precious handiwork which represented so many hours of love. I feel very blessed to have received one of Mama''s quilts. I sleep under it every night I''m home. It doesn''t match the fancy comforter we bought in Los Angeles, but it feels better than anything yo
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The New York Times Bestseller That Reads Like a Back-Porch Conversation with Reba!

In a dazzling career, Reba McEntire has become a true country superstar--and a trailblazing businesswoman with her own multimedia entertainment corporation. Yet she is a rare celebrity who is also beloved by her millions of fans for the way she lives her life. For Reba has balanced the demands of career and family, succeeded in show business without sacrificing her values, and kept up with the times without abandoning her country roots.

Here Reba writes about the roles a modern woman tries to fill, roles as many and varied as the fabric pieces of an heirloom quilt. Facing the challenges of being a wife, mother, stepmother, daughter, sister, performer, executive, community member, and Christian, Reba has found inspiration and comfort in the values of her past as an Oklahoma ranch girl. In this generous and wise book, she shows how you can keep traditional values fresh and vital in your own search for a fulfilling life.

Whether you read it for instant warmth or lasting inspiration, Comfort from a Country Quilt is a book that will make your spirits soar like the sweet high notes of a Reba McEntire song.

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The "New York Times Bestseller That Reads Like a Back-Porch Conversation with Reba!
In a dazzling career, Reba McEntire has become a true country superstar--and a trailblazing businesswoman with her own multimedia entertainment corporation. Yet she is a rare celebrity who is also beloved by her millions of fans for the way she lives her life. For Reba has balanced the demands of career and family, succeeded in show business without sacrificing her values, and kept up with the times without abandoning her country roots.
Here Reba writes about the roles a modern woman tries to fill, roles as many and varied as the fabric pieces of an heirloom quilt. Facing the challenges of being a wife, mother, stepmother, daughter, sister, performer, executive, community member, and Christian, Reba has found inspiration and comfort in the values of her past as an Oklahoma ranch girl. In this generous and wise book, she shows how you can keep traditional values fresh and vital in your own search for a fulfilling life.
Whether you read it for instant warmth or lasting inspiration, Comfort from a Country Quilt is a book that will make your spirits soar like the sweet high notes of a Reba McEntire song.

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Reba McEntire is beloved by fans for more than just her musical accomplishments. Aside from selling more than 40 million records as a country superstar, she's also an actress, businesswoman, wife and mother. Her fans love her for being able to balance family and celebrity without sacrificing her values, and she's done it all by "keeping it country" and drawing on the wisdom and strength of her old-fashioned upbringing. Comfort from a Country Quilt discusses the modern roles a country woman tries to fill, roles that could be pieces of fabric in an elaborate country quilt. McEntire shares the challenges of being a wife, mother, stepmother, daughter, sister, performer, executive, member of the community and a Christian and offers women advice on retaining traditional values in today's modern world.

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