The Persian Pickle Club Setting & Symbolism

Sandra Dallas
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Kansas

Kansas is the state in the American plains in which the action of the novel is set.

Harveyville

Harveyville is the small community around which the farms of the Persian Pickle Club members are situated.

The Persian Pickle Club

"The Persian Pickle Club" is the name given to the weekly gathering of women who make their homes in and around Harleyville, a gathering at which the women quilt, read, take refreshments, gossip, make plans, and keep secrets. The name of the club has its origins in a particular fabric brought to the group by one of its members.

Quilts

For decades, perhaps even centuries, quilts were viewed by many as merely practical, created simply to keep people warm. For those who made them, however, and who invested their time and creativity, quilts have long and often had deeper symbolic meanings, their patterns having been given names that...

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