The Sugar Camp Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
A New York Times BestsellerTold with Jennifer Chiaverini's trademark historical suspense, The Sugar Camp Quilt blends danger, moral courage, romance, and hope into a novel of antebellum America whose lessons resonate with timeless honesty.A dutiful daughter and niece, Dorothea Granger finds her dreams of furthering her education thwarted by the needs of home. A gifted quilter, she tragically loses her hope chest in a flood. A superior student, she is promoted fro pupil to teacher - only to lose her position to the privileged son of a town benefactor. But the ultimate test of her courage and convictions comes with the death of her stern uncle Jacob, who inexplicably had asked Dorothea to stitch him a quilt with four unusual patterns of his own design. After he meets with a violent end, Dorothea discovers that the quilt contains hidden clues to guide runaway slaves along the Underground Railroad - and resolves to continue his dangerous work. Chiaverini is the New York Times bestselling author of the popular Elm Creek Quilts novels. Her most recent release is The Master Quilter. She also designs Elm Creek fabric for Red Rooster Fabrics. Jennifer Chiaverini lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
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