Item description for The Healing Quilt by Lauraine Snelling...
Overview Four unlikely women, each with their private struggles, band together to sew a quilt to benefit a local hospital, and experience a dramatic rejuvenation in the process. Original.
Publishers Description After her Aunt Teza's test results turn out to be inconclusive, Dot Cooper resolves to raise money for a new mammogram machine, through the creation and auction of a magnificent, king-sized quilt to be sewn by the women of Jefferson City. Dot's efforts quickly draw the support of disparate members of the community, including newcomer Beth Donnelly, married to a local pastor; Elaine Giovanni, the stylish wife of a local surgeon; and an ailing Aunt Teza. But as the four different generations work the squares of the quilt, they are also confronted with ragged pieces of their own lives. Though the women could not be more different on the surface, they hold in common quiet suffering triggered by painful circumstances: the death of children, the abandonment of husbands, the loneliness of depression. Yet their struggles will bring them closer together than they ever could have anticipated, and their lives will be dramatically changed, as together they experience the curative powers of "The Healing Quilt."
Citations And Professional Reviews The Healing Quilt by Lauraine Snelling has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Romantic Times - 07/01/2002 page 121
Publishers Weekly - 06/24/2002 page 39
Publishers Weekly - 09/03/2002
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More About Lauraine Snelling
Lauraine Snelling is the award-winning author of over 60 books, fiction and nonfiction, for adults and young adults. Her books have sold over 2 million copies. Besides writing books and articles, she teaches at writers' conferences across the country. She and her husband make their home in Tehachapi, California. Learn more at www.laurainesnelling.com.
Lauraine Snelling currently resides in the state of California. Lauraine Snelling was born in 1956.
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