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The way of a gardener : a life's journey

Author: Des Kennedy
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : Douglas & McIntyre, ©2010
Series: desLibris., Books collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accomplished novelist, satirist, and garden writer Des Kennedy describes his life journey from a childhood of strict Irish Catholicism in England to a charmed existence amid the gardens of his Gulf Island home in British Columbia. From his First Holy Communion to his days as a young seminarian, through the Beat poetry scene in New York and the social upheavals of the 1960s, this monk-turned-pilgrim pursues a quest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Des Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Des Kennedy
ISBN: 9781553656234 1553656237
OCLC Number: 659391880
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages)
Contents: Sanctuary --
The new world --
What dragons devour --
Divinity and poetry --
The taking of vows --
Exile --
The west --
Revelations --
Homesteading --
House building --
The fate of the earth --
Dream gardens --
Words --
Growing your own --
Silence and sound --
Dwelling place of the gods --
Redemption.
Series Title: desLibris., Books collection.
Responsibility: Des Kennedy.
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Accomplished novelist, satirist, and garden writer Des Kennedy describes his life journey from a childhood of strict Irish Catholicism in England to a charmed existence amid the gardens of his Gulf Island home in British Columbia. From his First Holy Communion to his days as a young seminarian, through the Beat poetry scene in New York and the social upheavals of the 1960s, this monk-turned-pilgrim pursues a quest for meaning and purpose. After leaving monastic life and moving west, Kennedy takes up a new vocation in what has been called the Church of the Earth. On a rural acreage, he and his.

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