A Home Of Her Own by Nancy HillerA Home Of Her Own by Nancy Hiller

A Home Of Her Own

byNancy HillerPhotographed byKendall ReevesForeword byPatricia Poore

Paperback | October 4, 2011

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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 ...
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Title:A Home Of Her OwnFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 11 × 9 × 1.1 inPublished:October 4, 2011Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0253223539

ISBN - 13:9780253223531

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Patricia Poore
Acknowledgments

Introduction
1. A Painter's Haven
2. Trading Up
3. A House of Stone
4. Coming Home
5. Staying Home
6. A May-December Romance
7. Small Is Beautiful
8. Serial Monogamy
9. Thinking Inside the Box
10. Gratification Delayed
11. Love Lost, Then Found
12. Turn-of-the-Century Townhouse
13. Holding the World Together
14. Tenth Time's a Charm
15. Diverging from the Script
16. A Preference for Lawyers
17. Occupying Space
18. Home on the Range
Bibliography

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A Home of Her Own is a collection of stories of women and their homes, the connections and relationships they have with their spaces and the work they put in to making it happen. The stories of these remarkable women are chronicled not only through their words but also the beautiful photographs of Kendall Reeves.