Sadie Shapiro's Knitting Book Author:Robert Kimmel Smith A Jewish Auntie Mame--that's Sadie Shapiro. — This is her story which will make you laugh a lot and maybe cry a little. — It's a great story about a 72-year-old (maybe 75--she's not sure) lady in tennis shoes who jogs a lot. Also knits. Which is how this story begins. With Sadie naively submitting fifty of her best knitting patterns to a third-... more »rate publishing house and becoming a celebrity overnight. Well, almost overnight.
Anyway...things begin to happen. To Sadie. To her editor. To her fellow inmates at Mount Eden Senior Citizens Hotel. To the Johnny Carson show. To her amorous boyfriend, Sam Beck. To cab drivers and head waiters. to just about everyone who knows Sadie.
It's a regular miracle, this story. And you'll love it from first page to last.« less