Title: The Friday Night Knitting Club
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition
First printing, full number line. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "To Linda / Kate Jacobs." The author's debut novel. Book is tight, square, and unmarked; corners sharp, spine ends unbumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $22.95); some scratches to back panel. Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 004332
Synopsis: A charming and moving novel about female friendship and the experiences that knit us together-even when we least expect it.
Walker and Daughter is Georgia Walker's little yarn shop, tucked into a quiet storefront on Manhattan's Upper West Side. The Friday Night Knitting Club was started by some of Georgia's regulars, who gather once a week to work on their latest projects and to chat-and occasionally clash-over their stories of love, life, and everything in between.
Georgia has her hands full, juggling the demands of running the store and raising her spunky teen daughter, Dakota, by herself. Thank goodness for Anita, her mentor and dear friend, and the rest of the members of the knitting club-who are just as varied as the skeins of yarn in the shop's bins. There's Peri, a prelaw student turned handbag designer; Darwin, a somewhat aloof feminist grad student; and Lucie, a petite, quiet woman who's harboring some secrets of her own.
However, unexpected changes soon throw these women's lives into disarray, and the shop's comfortable world gets shaken up like a snow globe. James, Georgia's ex, decides that he wants to play a larger role in Dakota's life-and possibly Georgia's as well. Cat, a former friend from high school, returns to New York as a rich Park Avenue wife and uneasily renews her old bond with Georgia. Meanwhile, Anita must confront her growing (and reciprocated) feelings for Marty, the kind neighborhood deli owner. And when the unthinkable happens, they realize what they've created: not just a knitting club, but a sisterhood
About the Author: Kate Jacobs is a writer and editor who divides her time between New York and Los Angeles. A former staffer at Redbook, Working Woman, and Family Life, she is now a freelance editor at the website for Lifetime Television. The Friday Night Knitting Club is her first novel.
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