Lynn Knight, Telling Social History through Family Stories

Deepings Literary Festival

April 29, 2017


Lynn is the author of a biography, Clarice Cliff (2005), and a memoir, Lemon Sherbet and Dolly Blue: The Story of an Accidental Family (2011), an account of the three generations of adoption in her family. Her latest book, The Button Box: Lifting the Lid on Women’s Lives (2016), tells the story of women in the twentieth century through a series of buttons and the clothes they fastened. She will be speaking at Deepings Literary Festival.

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