Frances O'Roark Dowell

The Quilt Fiction Podcast

The Quilting Life on the Written Page, as read to you by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon). In Season One, Friendship Album, 1933, tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family. In Season Two, Dowell reads Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall. First published in 1907 and  set in rural western Kentucky in the late nineteenth century, the book recounts an elderly quilt-maker Aunt Jane’s memories of life in the rural south as told to an unnamed younger woman visitor. The book was hugely popular in its time, reaching over a million readers, and President Theodore Roosevelt was one of Aunt Jane’s biggest fans.

The Quilting Life on the Written Page, as read to you by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon). In Season One, Friendship Album, 1933, tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family. In Season Two, Dowell reads Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall. First published in 1907 and set in rural western Kentucky in the late nineteenth century, the book recounts an elderly quilt-maker Aunt Jane’s memories of life in the rural south as told to an unnamed younger woman visitor. The book was hugely popular in its time, reaching over a million readers, and President Theodore Roosevelt was one of Aunt Jane’s biggest fans.

Episodes: 53

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Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode Ten

Duration: 31 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode 9

Duration: 34 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode 8

Duration: 35 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode Seven

Duration: 29 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode Six

Duration: 32 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode Five

Duration: 42 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode Four

Duration: 25 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky -- Episode Three

Duration: 36 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode Two

Duration: 27 min

Aunt Jane of Kentucky - Episode One

Duration: 35 min

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