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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Overview
Works: 103 works in 746 publications in 4 languages and 84,878 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Historical fiction  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction, American  Patterns  Introductions  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.H473, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Jennifer Chiaverini
 
Most widely held works by Jennifer Chiaverini
The wedding quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 3,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meditating on the weddings she has attended in Elm Creek Manor throughout the years on the morning of her daughter's wedding day, Sarah McClure evaluates the symbolic features on a wedding quilt designed to display the signatures of beloved guests
The quilter's homecoming : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 3,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newlyweds Elizabeth and Henry set out on a cross-country journey to the site of their new home only to discover that they have been the victims of fraud and are now penniless, which forces Henry to take a job as a ranch hand while Elizabeth begins a new quilt
The lost quilter by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1859, a runaway slave and quilter named Joanna traveled the Underground Railroad to Elm Creek Farm -- only to be captured and forcibly returned to Virginia. More than a century later, Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson recovers a bundle of letters that Joanna wrote from South Carolina. Reading transports Sylvia into the thick of the Civil War and to Edisto Island in the years afterward, where a group of ex-slaves formed a quilting circle
Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker : a novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 3,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a fictionalized account of the friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and her dressmaker Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave
The Union quilters : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 3,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1862 Water's Ford, Pennsylvania, abolitionism is prevalent, even passionate, so the local men rally to answer Mr. Lincoln's call to arms - propelling the women of Elm Creek Valley's quilting bee into the unknown. The women support each other through loneliness and fear, and devise an ingenious business plan to keep Water's Ford functioning. That plan may forever alter the patchwork of town life in ways that transcend even the ultimate sacrifices of war
The aloha quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 3,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bonnie faces a bleak winter alone, with her divorce looming. A welcome escape comes when Claire invites her to Maui to help launch an exciting new business: a quilter's retreat set at a bed and breakfast amid the vibrant colors and balmy breezes of the Hawaiian Islands
Circle of quilters : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
32 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the departure of two Elm Creek Quilts founding members prompts an influx of new applicants, the artists' retreat considers several candidates, including a history lover, a chef, and a gifted teacher
The winding ways quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The arrival of newcomers into the circle of quilters heralds unexpected journeys down pathways near and far as well as capturing the spirit of friendship at the moment of its transformation
The New Year's quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 3,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seasonally themed Elm's Creek Quilts tale finds master quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson tackling a new quilt for her reluctant daughter-in-law that depicts holiday memories of Elm Creek Manor
The sugar camp quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 3,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania, in the years before the Civil War, Dorothea Granger agrees to sew an unusual quilt to fulfill her uncle's deathbed request, realizing later that the quilt pattern contains an Underground Railroad map
The runaway quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 2,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sylvia Compson discovers evidence of her ancestors' involvement with the Underground Railroad, it raises the historical issue of the use of quilts as a method of signalling fugitive slaves
A quilter's holiday : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For the Elm Creek Quilters, the day after Thanksgiving marks the start of the quilting season, a time to gather at Elm Creek Manor and spend the day stitching holiday gifts for loved ones. On this quilter's holiday, Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom has invited her friends to continue an old family tradition of sewing quilt blocks representing their thankfulness and gratitude. As each quilter explains the significance of her carefully chosen block, stories of love and longing for family and friends emerge
Sonoma rose : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
21 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the nation grapples with Prohibition, Rosa Barclay lives on a Southern California rye farm with her volatile husband, who has found a source of income outside the federal purview. Mother of eight, Rosa mourns four who succumbed to a disease that now afflicts young Ana and Miguel. Only two daughters born to another father are healthy. And when an act of violence shatters Rosa's resolve, she flees with the children and her precious heirloom quilts
The quilter's legacy : an Elm Creek Quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sylvia Bergstrom Compson and her fiance Andre embark on a difficult journey to find her mother's missing heirloom quilts, all the while discovering secrets regarding her mother's life and ultimately death
The Christmas quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While decorating Elm Creek Manor on Christmas Eve, Sarah McClure discovers an incomplete Christmas quilt and sets out to uncover its history with the help of Sylvia Bergstrom Compson, who reveals why the quilt had never been finished
The cross-country quilters : an Elm Creek Quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five friends work on a "challenge quilt" that is symbolic of the problems they face in their personal lives
The quilter's kitchen : an Elm Creek Quilts novel with recipes by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this cookbook disguised as a novel, Anna's new position as head chef at a quilting retreat gives her access to the group's recipe trove
The master quilter : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The impending marriage of Elm Creek's most renowned quilting instructor prompts the stitching of a perfect commemorative bridal quilt, an endeavor that is challenged by closely guarded secrets among the Elm Creek Quilters
The giving quilt : an Elm Creek quilts novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the creative residents of Elm Creek gather the week after Thanksgiving to work on quilts for Project Linus, they respond to Sylvia's provocative questions to alleviate respective personal challenges and learn helpful lessons about the strength of human connections
The spymistress : a novel by Jennifer Chiaverini( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her native Virginia secedes, Quaker-educated aristocrat Elizabeth Van Lew uses her innate skills for gathering military intelligence to help construct the Richmond underground and orchestrate escapes from the infamous Confederate Libby Prison
 
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Alternative Names
Chiaverini, Jennifer 1969-
Chiaverini, Jennifer Marie 1969-
J CHIAVERINI
Languages
English (403)
Dutch (13)
Italian (3)
German (2)
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