“Inspirational . . . The best way to honor the book’s principles is to share your copy with a friend.”—New York Times
is a fascinating journey into thirteen women’s lives. Sweet and touching, it also manages to make you think about what really matters in life.”—Kathie Lee Gifford
“Original and beautifully crafted . . . How this piece of jewelry transformed the lives of the participants is the subject of a highly readable book that is part memoir, part metaphor and all charm.”—Tucson Citizen
“This moving book profiles a remarkable social experiment, where friendships and beliefs are uncovered and found to be just as strong as the stones being passed from neck to neck.”—Redbook
“[A] must-have book . . . The Necklace
could as easily have been titled The Sisterhood of the Traveling Diamonds.”—New York Daily News
“A feel-good and thought-provoking book.”—BookPage
“A gem of a story sparkles under The Necklace
.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch
About the Author
Cheryl Jarvis is a journalist and essayist and the author of The Marriage Sabbatical: The Journey That Brings You Home
. Her byline has appeared in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal,
the Chicago Tribune
, Cosmopolitan, Redbook,
and Reader’s Digest.
A former television producer and magazine and newspaper editor, she has taught writing at the University of Southern California and at Washington University and Webster University in St. Louis.