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The Resource Unearthed : love, acceptance, and other lessons from an abandoned garden, Alexandra Risen

Unearthed : love, acceptance, and other lessons from an abandoned garden, Alexandra Risen

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Unearthed : love, acceptance, and other lessons from an abandoned garden
Title
Unearthed
Title remainder
love, acceptance, and other lessons from an abandoned garden
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Risen
Title variation
How an abandoned garden taught me to accept and love my parents
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this moving memoir, a woman digs into a garden and into the past and finds secrets, beauty, and acceptance. Alex's father dies just as she and her husband buy a nondescript house set atop an acre of wilderness that extends into a natural gorge in the middle of the city. Choked with weeds and crumbling antique structures, the abandoned garden turned wild jungle stirs cherished memories of Alex's childhood: when her home life became unbearable, she would escape to the forest. In her new home, Alex can feel the power of the majestic trees that nurtured her in her youth. She begins to beat back the bushes to unveil the garden's mysteries. At the same time, her mother has a stroke and develops dementia and Alex discovers an envelope of yellowed documents while sorting through her father's junk pile. The papers hold clues to her Ukrainian-born parents' mysterious past. She reluctantly musters the courage to uncover their secrets, while discovering the plants hidden in the garden -- from primroses and maple syrup-producing sugar maples to her mother's favorite, lily of the valley. As every passionate gardener knows, to spend time with the soil is the opposite of escapism -- it is to embrace our own circle of life and hold it close
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10516356
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Risen, Alexandra
Dewey number
635
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
SB454.3.P45
LC item number
R57 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Gardening
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love, acceptance, and other lessons from an abandoned garden
Label
Unearthed : love, acceptance, and other lessons from an abandoned garden, Alexandra Risen
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
Sour cherries -- Knotweed -- Lily of the valley -- Cattails -- Apple trees -- Maples -- Periwinkle -- Primroses -- Sumac -- Serviceberries -- Roses -- Bleeding hearts -- Wild grasses -- Irises -- Oaks -- Ginkgo -- Willow trees -- Mulberries -- Wisteria -- Clay
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 271 pages
Isbn
9780544633360
Lccn
2015043038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913924023
Label
Unearthed : love, acceptance, and other lessons from an abandoned garden, Alexandra Risen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Sour cherries -- Knotweed -- Lily of the valley -- Cattails -- Apple trees -- Maples -- Periwinkle -- Primroses -- Sumac -- Serviceberries -- Roses -- Bleeding hearts -- Wild grasses -- Irises -- Oaks -- Ginkgo -- Willow trees -- Mulberries -- Wisteria -- Clay
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 271 pages
Isbn
9780544633360
Lccn
2015043038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913924023

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