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by Macomber, Debbie

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TitleThe shop on Blossom Street
Author / Responsible partyMacomber, Debbie
TopicsRomance. Contemporary romance. Female friendship -- Fiction. Blossom Street (Fictional Place) Knitters (Persons) - Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]


Four lives knit together . . . There's a little shop on Blossom Street in Seattle. You go there to buy yarn, knitting supplies and patterns -- and now you can join a knitting class. How to knit a baby blanket: that's the first lesson. Lydia Hoffman owns the shop, which she calls A Good Yarn. It represents her dream of a new beginning, a life free from the cancer that has ravaged her twice. A life that offers a chance at love . . .and maybe marriage. Jacqueline Donovan, the first woman to join the class, is estranged from her husband; her marriage has dwindled into an arrangement of separate rooms and separate lives. She disapproves of the woman married to her only son, but if she knits a baby blanket, she can at least pretend to like her pregnant daughter-in-law. For Carol Girard, the baby blanket brings a message of hope as she and her husband make a final attempt at in vitro pregnancy. And tough-looking Alix Townsend -- that's Alix with an i -- is learning to knit her blanket for a court-ordered community service project. These four women, brought together by the age-old craft of knitting, make unexpected discoveries -- about themselves and each other. Discoveries that lead to love, to friendship and acceptance, to laughter and dreams. Discoveries only women can share . . .

Additional Information

System control numberAM12984
Original Print PublisherDon Mills, Ont. : MIRA, [2010?], c2004.
Series statementBook 1 of the Blossom Street series
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 1 of the Blossom Street series
NarratorDana Hopkins.
Narrator NameDana Hopkins.
Participant or performer noteDana Hopkins.
Contains Strong/Coarse languageStrong language
Narrators GenderFemale narrator
Contains Sexual ContentSexual Content