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Otto's remarkable debut, a series of vignettes that cumulatively reveal the lives of eight members of a women's sewing group, spent seven weeks on PW 's hardcover bestseller list and was a Literary Guild alternate.
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"Remarkable...An affirmation of the strength and power of individual lives, and the way they cannot help fitting together."
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
An extraordinay and moving reading experience, HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT is an exploration of women of yesterday and today, who join together in a uniquely female experience. As they gather year after year, their stories, their wisdom, their lives, form the pattern from which all of us draw warmth and comfort for ourselves.
A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE COMING OUT FALL 1995
-- with Maya Angelou, Winona Ryder, and Rip Torn
I was disappointed with book and movie. Friends had recommended as something I would enjoy. Not an uplifting bookPublished 7 months ago by V. Thompson
Their are really only a few characters in this story, however the number of relationships among them are surprising. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Oma
Hard to keep up with what is going on. Not very interesting, maybe I will finish some day. Started something else...thank youPublished on April 18, 2013 by Tracy Mabry
I didn't enjoy it as much as I thought I would. I had hoped I could let my granddaughter read it...but it was too mature for her.Published on February 15, 2013 by Amazon Customer
I was quite excited to read this book because I loved the movie so much. I know that novels should be evaluated as a work on their own instead of being compared to their film... Read morePublished on January 22, 2013 by Mira Templen
"How to make an American Quilt"
is misleading for the novice trying to learn to quilt! This book should be listed with novels, not crafts!
We received the book How to Make an American Quilt: A Novel by Whitney Otto on time in great condition. This book is a wonderful addtion to our library collection. Thank youPublished on August 13, 2012 by Rawlins Mun Library