The Union Quilters: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (Paperback)
 
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The Union Quilters: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (Paperback)

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    "Chiaverini has once again written an intense and beautiful book-so much so that readers will almost hear the hollow echo of the fife and drum as they immerse themselves in every compelling page . . . Truly unforgettable."
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"Chiaverini has once again written an intense and beautiful book-so much so that readers will almost hear the hollow echo of the fife and drum as they immerse themselves in every compelling page . . . Truly unforgettable."
-BookPage

In 1862, the men of Water's Ford, Pennsylvania, rally to President Lincoln's call while Dorothea Granger marshals her friends to "wield their needles for the Union." Meanwhile, Anneke Bergstrom hides the shame she feels for her husband's pacifism; gifted writer Gerda Bergstrom takes on local Southern sympathizers in the pages of the Water's Ford Register; and Constance Wright struggles to help her husband gain entry to the Union Army-despite the color of his skin. As the women work, hope, and pray, the men they love confront loneliness, boredom, and danger on the battlefield. But the women of the sewing circle also forge a new independence that will forever alter the patchwork of life in the Elm Creek Valley.

Jennifer Chiaverini lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition to the six volumes in the Elm Creek Quilts series and two books of quilt patterns inspired by the novels, she designs the Elm Creek Quilts fabric line from Red Rooster Fabrics. Her most recent book is Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker.


Author:
Chiaverini, Jennifer
Series Title:
Elm Creek Quilts
Genre:
FICTION / Historical
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
357
Language:
English
Publisher:
Plume
Publish Date:
02/07/2012
Copyright Year:
2012
ISBN:
9780452297609
Height:
7.75 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.6 lb
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