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The Quilter's Legacy: An ELM Creek Quilts Novel

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Readers of Jennifer Chiaverini's popular and engaging Elm Creek Quilts series are treated in each successive volume to storytelling that expertly weaves the joys and intricacies of history, quilting, and family ties. In The Quilter's Legacy, a daughter's search for her mother's treasured heirlooms illuminates life in Manhattan and rural Pennsylvania at the turn of the last century.

When precious heirloom quilts hand-stitched by her mother turn up missing from the attic of Elm Creek Manor, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson resolves to find them. From scant resources — journal entries, receipts, and her own fading memories — she pieces together clues, then queries quilting friends from around the world. When dozens of leads arrive via the Internet, Sylvia and her fianc

Synopsis:

When precious heirloom quilts hand-stitched by her mother turn up missing from the attic of Elm Creek Manor, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson resolves to find them. As Sylvia recovers some of the missing quilts and accepts others as lost forever, she reflects on the woman her mother was, and mourns the woman she never knew.

Synopsis:

Sylvia Bergstrom Compson and her fiancT Andrew embark on a difficult journey to find her mother's missing heirloom quilts, all the while discovering secrets regarding her mother's life and untimely death, as Sylvia begins to reflect on her mother's compassion and connection to her.

About the Author

Jennifer Chiaverini lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition to the five volumes in the Elm Creek Quilts series, she is the author of Elm Creek Quilts: Quilt Projects Inspired by the Elm Creek Quilts Novels and designer of the Elm Creek Quilts fabric line from Red Rooster Fabrics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743236133
Author:
Chiaverini, Jennifer
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Quilting
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
Quilts
Subject:
Art thefts
Subject:
Aged women
Subject:
Quiltmakers
Subject:
Manhattan
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Compson, Sylvia
Subject:
Older women
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Elm Creek Quilts Novels
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 13.825 oz

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Product details 320 pages Simon & Schuster - English 9780743236133 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , When precious heirloom quilts hand-stitched by her mother turn up missing from the attic of Elm Creek Manor, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson resolves to find them. As Sylvia recovers some of the missing quilts and accepts others as lost forever, she reflects on the woman her mother was, and mourns the woman she never knew.
"Synopsis" by , Sylvia Bergstrom Compson and her fiancT Andrew embark on a difficult journey to find her mother's missing heirloom quilts, all the while discovering secrets regarding her mother's life and untimely death, as Sylvia begins to reflect on her mother's compassion and connection to her.
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