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Knitting Circle, the (2007) [Novel]
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Since the loss of her only child, Mary Baxter has been unable to read or write, unable to pursue the activities that used to be her primary source of comfort. At her mother's suggestion, she takes up knitting as a way to fill the empty hours and lonely days. And she reluctantly joins a knitting circle in her hometown of Providence, Rhode Island, not knowing that it will change her life.

Alice, Scarlet, Lulu, Beth, Harriet, and Ellen welcome Mary into their circle despite her hesitance to open her heart to them. Each woman teaches Mary a new knitting technique, and, as they do, they reveal to her their own secrets of loss, love, and hope. Eventually, through the hours they spend knitting and talking together, Mary is finally able to tell her own story of grief, and in so doing finds the spark of life again.

Original title: The Knitting Circle
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction
FictionGeneral FictionTragedy And Loss

Edition #1: Knitting Circle, the

Knitting Circle, the (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "The Knitting Circle kept me up all night reading. It is brilliant and brave and extraordinary. It does what the very best novels do, it takes a tragedy and finds the heart of the pain and turns it into shimmering art." Caroline Leavitt, author of Girls in Trouble and Coming Back to Me
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Knitting Circle, the (2007)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393059014
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.5 x 1.2
Pages: 344

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