The Quilter's Homecoming: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 10, 2007 - Fiction - 320 pages
27 Reviews
A Roaring Twenties tale of boom and bust unfolds as young bride Elizabeth Bergstrom Nelson sets off with her husband, Henry, from her family home of Elm Creek Manor in Pennsylvania to start a new life in the unfamiliar terrain of southern California. Expecting to assume ownership of Triumph Ranch, the couple instead learns that their deed is a fake, and that they must work for the rightful proprietors to earn their keep. Resourceful Elizabeth trades her trousseau—including the fine quilts stitched by her Bergstrom relatives—for the practical goods the Nelsons need to survive, and finds friendship with California native Rosa Diaz Barclay. When Elizabeth discovers a mysterious cache of quilts made by a member of the Diaz family that reveals a misplaced legacy of love, land, and ancestral ties, it becomes clear that only by stitching the rift between the past and the future can the inhabitants of Triumph Ranch hope to live in peace alongside history.
  

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The writing as usual was good. - Goodreads
Oh, and there's the requisite happy ending.) - Goodreads
The ending is a dream come true. - Goodreads

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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

I knew I read this before! From my notes: Beautiful, tearjerker story Elizabeth and Henry, newly married, make their way to their new California ranch, only to discover they'd been swindled and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - KamGeb - LibraryThing

I think this is the best book in the series so far. It had much more of a plot. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
23
Section 3
45
Section 4
59
Section 5
87
Section 6
113
Section 7
145
Section 8
183
Section 11
277
Section 12
293
Section 13
311
Section 14
312
Section 15
313
Section 16
314
Section 17
315
Section 18
319

Section 9
217
Section 10
257
Section 19
327
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About the author (2007)

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.

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