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The garden at night : private views of public edens

Author: Linda Rutenberg; William Shatner
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Linda Rutenberg's images capture an astonishing world hidden in plain sight. By photographing public and botanical gardens at night, Rutenberg reveals a luminous landscape of plants, colors, shadows, and light. Twenty-one gardens throughout North America are included, each with intimate portraits of their regional flowers and plants glowing in the blackness, revealing a secret nighttime world of subtle yet vibrant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Field guides
Pictorial works
Nonfiction
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Rutenberg; William Shatner
ISBN: 0811861333 9780811861335
OCLC Number: 137331527
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Contents: Atlanta Botanical Garden --
Brooklyn Botanic Garden --
Butchart Gardens --
Chicago Botanic Garden --
Dallas Arboretum --
Descanso Gardens --
Desert Botanical Garden --
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden --
Harry P. Leu Gardens --
Huntington Botanical Gardens --
Longwood Gardens --
Missouri Botanical Garden --
Montreal Botanical Garden --
New York Botanical Garden --
Reford Gardens --
Royal Botanical Gardens --
San Francisco Botanical Garden --
United States National Arboretum --
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens --
Washington Park Arboretum.
Responsibility: photographs by Linda Rutenberg, with Roger Leeon ; foreword by William Shatner ; introduction by Christopher Dewdney.
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Presents portraits of twenty-one gardens throughout North America, each with its own unique regional vegetation. This book includes an essay, which illuminates the mystique of gardens at night.  Read more...

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