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Vanished gardens : finding nature in Philadelphia

Author: Sharon White
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2008] ©2008
Series: Association of Writers and Writing Programs award for creative.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A journey through the gardens and landscape of Philadelphia, past and present. The author explores the lives of individual gardeners and naturalists from colonial times to the present.
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Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon White
ISBN: 9780820331560 0820331562
OCLC Number: 224441353
Awards: Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction, 2007.
Description: 206 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Springettsbury--
Kingsessing.
Series Title: Association of Writers and Writing Programs award for creative.
Responsibility: Sharon White.
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Gives a portrait of the resilience and richness of the natural world in Philadelphia and of the ways that gardening can connect nature to urban space. This book explores the city as a part of its  Read more...

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""Vanished Gardens", like the gardens of Philadelphia it plots so brilliantly in its pages, presents itself as both highly formal and completely natural in its composition and its fruition. It is a Read more...

 
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