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Into the garden with Charles : a memoir

Author: Clyde Wachsberger
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author tells his life story of growing up in suburban New York in the 1940s, his search for a soul mate in the 1960s and 1970s, his move to a three-hundred-year-old house and finding his mate while also creating a suitable garden for his home.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Clyde Wachsberger; Clyde Wachsberger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clyde Wachsberger
ISBN: 9780374175719 0374175713
OCLC Number: 733546669
Description: 209 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The privet hedge --
A house on village lane --
A garden behind a hedge --
Under a papier-mache banana tree --
Roses in the snow --
Mr. Soito's peonies --
A stolen coleus --
Passionflowers and bindweed --
Hummingbirds --
Frances and victor --
Love-in-the-mist --
A cucumber magnolia and a pink horse chestnut --
Asters and goldenrod --
The screened porch.
Responsibility: Clyde Phillip Wachsberger ; with Watercolors by the Author.

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As a boy in suburban New York in the 1940s, Clyde Phillip Wachsberger daydreams about storybook gardens. Through the 1960s and 1970s, when most gay men disdained monogamy, the author searches  Read more...

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There is something about the way they blend their lives, the way they are kind to each other, that is so comforting. It makes a reader long for the book, for the world of the book--the long winter Read more...

 
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