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The Knitting Circle: A Novel

The Knitting Circle: A Novel

by Ann Hood

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Overview

"An intelligent, moving read" (Pages) and "a testament to women’s friendship and to Ann Hood’s talent" (Hilma Wolitzer).

Afterthe loss of her only child, Mary Baxter finds herself unable to read or write, the activities that used to be her primary source of comfort. She reluctantly joins a knitting circle as a way to fill her lonely days—not knowing it will change her life. As they teach Mary new knitting techniques, the women in the circle also reveal their own secrets of loss, love, and hope. With time, Mary is finally able to tell her own story of grief, and in so doing finds the spark of life again.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393330441
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/07/2008
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 287,868
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ann Hood is the author of eight previous books, including the best-selling memoir Comfort: A Journey Through
Grief and best-selling novels The Book That Matters Most and The Knitting Circle. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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