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The Sugar Camp Quilt

(2005)
(The seventh book in the Elm Creek Quilts series)
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A week after Uncle Jacob's death, Abel Wright came to pay his respects. Dorothea Granger took him to the grave and stood some distance away while he bowed his head in silent prayer. Then he looked up and said, "I have something to tell you and your folks."

History is thick with secrets in The Sugar Camp Quilt, seventh in the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series from bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini. Set in Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania, in the years leading up to the Civil War, the story begins with friends and neighbors taking sides in the abolitionist debate, and as events unfold, an ex-traordinary young heroine passes from innocence to wisdom against the harrowing backdrop of the American struggle over slavery.

A dutiful daughter and niece, Dorothea Granger finds her dreams of furthering her education thwarted by the needs of home. A gifted quilter, she tragically loses her hope chest in a flood. A superior student, she is promoted from pupil to teacher -- only to lose her position to the privileged son of a town benefactor. But the ultimate test of her courage and convictions comes with the death of her stern uncle Jacob, who inexplicably had asked Dorothea to stitch him a quilt with four unusual patterns of his own design. After he meets with a violent end, Dorothea discovers that the quilt contains hidden clues to guide runaway slaves along the Underground Railroad. Emboldened by the revelations about her uncle's bravery, Dorothea resolves to continue his dangerous work. Armed with the Sugar Camp Quilt and its mysterious symbols, she must evade slavecatchers and outwit unscrupulous neighbors, embarking upon a heroic journey that allows her to discover her own courage and resourcefulness -- unsuspected qualities that may win her the heart of the best man she has ever known.

Told with Jennifer Chiaverini's trademark historical suspense, The Sugar Camp Quilt blends danger, moral courage, romance, and hope into a novel of antebellum America whose lessons resonate with timeless honesty.

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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 1-4395-6634-8 / 978-1-4395-6634-3 (USA edition)
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May 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt: An ELM Creek Quilts Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 0-7862-7495-6 / 978-0-7862-7495-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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March 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts Series #7)
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 0-7432-6017-1 / 978-0-7432-6017-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts Series #7)
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 0-7394-5264-9 / 978-0-7394-5264-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

June 2012 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts)
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 1-4516-7282-9 / 978-1-4516-7282-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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January 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts Series #7)
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 0-7432-6019-8 / 978-0-7432-6019-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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January 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 1-59413-135-X / 978-1-59413-135-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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Audio Editions

March 2005 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: Recorded Books
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March 2005 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: Recorded Books
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February 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts Series #7)
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 1-4193-2679-1 / 978-1-4193-2679-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2005 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts Series #7)
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
ISBN: 1-4193-3897-8 / 978-1-4193-3897-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Sugar Camp Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts)
Author(s): Jennifer Chiaverini
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA