* Beloved by millions, the Elm Creek quilters have sewn their way stitch by stitch through American history. In this companion to her best-selling novels, Chiaverini offers a guided tour of Elm Creek Manor; introduces you to her characters; and includes color photos of the quilts described in the books. Also features a new short story! 320 pages, softcover from Plume.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Plume Publication Date: 2013 Dimensions: 9.13 X 7.38 (inches)
ISBN: 0142196703 ISBN-13: 9780142196700 Availability: In Stock Series:Elm Creek Quilts
A beautiful keepsake volume to accompany the beloved New York Times bestselling series
Over the course of the bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series, readers have expressed a longing to visit Elm Creek Manor, meet the quilters themselves, and admire their beautiful creations. Jennifer Chiaverini’s An Elm Creek Quilts Companion is the next best thing to a guided tour. Inside, readers will discover a treasure trove of delights, including the Bergstrom family tree, character biographies, quilt block illustrations, full-color photographs of quilts featured in the novels, and Behind the Scenes at Elm Creek Quilt Camp,” an exclusive short story inspired by questions from real readers. No Elm Creek Quilts fan will want to be without this indispensable guide to the cherished series.
Jennifer Chiaverini is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago. She lives with her husband and son in Madison, Wisconsin.
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Praise for Jennifer Chiaverini and the Elm Creek Quilts series
"Chiaverinis themes of love, loss, and healing will resonate with many, and her characters stories are inspiring." Publishers Weekly
"Chiaverini has an impressive ability to bring a time and place alive." Romantic Times Book Reviews
"Emotionally compelling." Chicago Tribune on Sonoma Rose
"Jennifer Chiaverini has made quite a name for herself with her bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series. From the Civil War to the Roaring Twenties to contemporary settings, these novels have offered suspense, romance, and, at times, in-depth looks into the social, political, and cultural differences that helped shape a nation." BookPage
"Chiaverini excels at weaving stories and at character development. We can relate to the residents of Elm Creek Valley because they remind us of folks we knowa cousin, an aunt, or a grandmother." Standard-Examiner (Utah)