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Among flowers : a walk in the Himalaya

Author: Jamaica Kincaid
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2005.
Series: National Geographic directions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anyone familiar with Jamaica Kincaid's work knows that the natural world and, in particular, plants and gardening are especially close to her heart. Along with such acclaimed novels as Annie John and Lucy, she's also the author of My Garden (Book), a collection of essays. Now, in this travel memoir, she invites us to accompany her on a seed-gathering trek in the Himalayas." "For Kincaid and three botanist friends,  Read more...
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Kincaid, Jamaica.
Among flowers.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2005
(OCoLC)607534893
Named Person: Jamaica Kincaid; Jamaica Kincaid; Jamaica Kincaid
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamaica Kincaid
ISBN: 0792265300 9780792265306 9781426200960 142620096X
OCLC Number: 56590753
Description: 191 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
Contents: To Kathmandu --
The Maoists --
Two days to Thudam --
Topke Gola --
A night spent in a gorge --
It is finished.
Series Title: National Geographic directions.
Responsibility: Jamaica Kincaid.
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A combination memoir and travel journal details an adventure through the mountains of Nepal in search of native flowers and plants that could grow in Vermont, encountering guerrillas, Sherpas, yaks,  Read more...

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"Travel writing at its best." "--Sunday Times" (London)"Count on magic when you read Jamaica Kincaid." "--Boston Globe""There's tension, suspense and the exhilaration of discovery." "--Dallas Morning Read more...

 
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