The Quilter's Apprentice: A Novel - eBook  -     By: Jennifer Chiaverini
Buy Item $1.99 Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Quilter's Apprentice: A Novel - eBook

Simon & Schuster / 2012 / ePub

$1.99 (CBD Price)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW16743EB

Current Promotions
Browse
Refine by
Advanced Search Links
* This product is available for purchase only in the USA. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Read this eBook on:


CBDReader App for iPod/iPad/iPhone

  1. 1

    Using your iPad, you can download the CBDReader App directly from Apple's App Store.

  2. 2

    Open the App Store, type 'CBDReader' into the search bar and press 'Search'.

  3. 3

    Click 'install' on the CBDReader app or click the name to view more details.

  4. 4

    You will be prompted to enter your Apple ID Password.

  5. 5

    When the app is finished downloading, the CBDReader icon will appear on your homescreen.

  6. 6

    Log in with your CBD account and all the eBooks you've purchased on the Christianbook.com website will be automatically added to your device.



Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

When Sarah McClure and her husband, Matt, move to the small town of Waterford, Pennsylvania, to get a fresh start, Sarah struggles to find a fulfilling job. Disheartened by failed interviews, she reluctantly accepts a temporary position at Elm Creek Manor helping seventy-five-year-old Sylvia Compson prepare her family estate for sale after the recent death of Sylvia's estranged sister. As part of her compensation, Sarah is taught how to quilt by this reclusive, cantankerous master quilter. During their lessons, Mrs. Compson slowly opens up to Sarah, sharing powerful, devastating stories of her life as a young woman on the World War II home front. Hearing tales of how Mrs. Compson's family was torn apart by tragedy, jealousy, and betrayal, Sarah is forced to confront uncomfortable truths about her own family -- truths that she has denied for far too long. As the friendship between the two women deepens, Mrs. Compson confides that although she would love to remain at her beloved family estate, Elm Creek Manor exists as a constant, unbearable reminder of her role in her family's misfortune. For Sarah, there can be no greater reward than teaching Mrs. Compson to forgive herself for her past mistakes, restoring life and joy to her cherished home. Heartfelt and inspiring, The Quilter's Apprentice teaches deep lessons about family, friendship, and sisterhood -- and about creating a life as you would a quilt: with time, love, and patience, piecing the miscellaneous and mismatched scraps into a harmonious, beautiful whole.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781439142578
ISBN-13: 9781439142578
Availability: In Stock
Series: Elm Creek Quilts

Related Products

  1. Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
    Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
    Jennifer Chiaverini
    Dutton Books / 2013 / Hardcover
    $18.99 Retail: $26.95 Save 30% ($7.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW953616
  2. Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
    Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
    Jennifer Chiaverini
    Plume / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $16.00 Save 44% ($7.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW180358

Publisher's Description

Tangled, anxious thoughts relaxed when she felt the fabric beneath her fingers and remembered that she was creating something beautiful enough to delight the eyes as well as the heart, something strong enough to defeat the cold of a Pennsylvania winter night. She could do these things. She, Sarah, had the power to do these things.
From debut novelist Jennifer Chiaverini comes The Quilter's Apprentice, a delightful, timeless story of loyalty and friendship.
When Sarah McClure and her husband, Matt, move to the small town of Waterford, Pennsylvania, to get a fresh start, Sarah struggles to find a fulfilling job. Disheartened by failed interviews, she reluctantly accepts a temporary position at Elm Creek Manor helping seventy-five-year-old Sylvia Compson prepare her family estate for sale after the recent death of Sylvia's estranged sister. As part of her compensation, Sarah is taught how to quilt by this reclusive, cantankerous master quilter.
During their lessons, Mrs. Compson slowly opens up to Sarah, sharing powerful, devastating stories of her life as a young woman on the World War II home front. Hearing tales of how Mrs. Compson's family was torn apart by tragedy, jealousy, and betrayal, Sarah is forced to confront uncomfortable truths about her own family -- truths that she has denied for far too long. As the friendship between the two women deepens, Mrs. Compson confides that although she would love to remain at her beloved family estate, Elm Creek Manor exists as a constant, unbearable reminder of her role in her family's misfortune. For Sarah, there can be no greater reward than teaching Mrs. Compson to forgive herself for her past mistakes, restoring life and joy to her cherished home.
Heartfelt and inspiring, The Quilter's Apprentice teaches deep lessons about family, friendship, and sisterhood -- and about creating a life as you would a quilt: with time, love, and patience, piecing the miscellaneous and mismatched scraps into a harmonious, beautiful whole.

Author Bio

Jennifer Chiaverini is the author of the New York Times bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series, five collections of quilt projects, and Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, her most recent historical novel. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, she lives with her husband and sons in Madison, Wisconsin.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Hopeful Parenting: Encouragement for Raising Kids Who Love God - eBookeBOOK
    Hopeful Parenting: Encouragement for Raising Kids Who Love God - eBook
    David Jeremiah
    David C. Cook / 2013 / ePub
    $1.59 Retail: $13.99 Save 89% ($12.40)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW42150EB
  2. Empowered-Experience Living in the Power of the Spirit - eBookeBOOK
    Empowered-Experience Living in the Power of the Spirit - eBook
    Josh McDowell & Sean McDowell
    Harvest House Publishers / 2012 / ePub
    $6.39 Retail: $7.99 Save 20% ($1.60)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW32833EB
  3. Always the Baker: Finally the Bride, Emma Rae Creations Series #4  - eBookeBOOK
    Always the Baker: Finally the Bride, Emma Rae Creations Series #4 - eBook
    Sandra D. Bricker
    Abingdon Press / 2013 / ePub
    $9.20 Retail: $14.99 Save 39% ($5.79)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW38644EB
  4. The Beatitudes - eBookeBOOK
    The Beatitudes - eBook
    Rose Publishing
    Rose Publishing / 2008 / ePub
    $3.19 Retail: $3.99 Save 20% ($0.80)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW44303EB

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search