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The Knitting Circle

ISBN 978-0-393-33044-1

"Acutely moving." People

"A wondrously simple book about something complicated:the nearly unendurable process of enduring a great loss."

The Washington Post


In 2002, my five year old daughter Grace died suddenly from a virulent form of strep. In the months that followed, my lifelong sources of comfort--words--abandoned me. That autumn, I took a friend's advice and learned to knit. I often say that I knit my way back from grief. Soon I was reading again, and then, finally, writing again. The Knitting Circle is a novel about many things: loss, hope, love, knitting, friendship, and the power of stories in our lives. 



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