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The gardener of Versailles : my life in the world's grandest garden

Author: Alain Baraton; Christopher Brent Murray
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An affectionate tribute to the Versailles Palace and grounds from its longtime gardener-in-chief traces the connection between gardeners and the land while reflecting on the history of the legendary garden he helps tend.

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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Named Person: Alain Baraton; Alain Baraton; Alain Baraton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Baraton; Christopher Brent Murray
ISBN: 9780847842681 0847842681
OCLC Number: 869826519
Language Note: In English, translated from the French.
Description: 290 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The storm --
Apprenticeships --
On the palace steps --
Strolling through the past --
Garden stories, garden histories --
The dreamer --
Le Nôtre and the rest of us --
Dead leaves --
M --
Pleasures and days --
The red, the black, and the pink --
My favorite season.
Other Titles: Jardinier de Versailles.
Responsibility: Alain Baraton ; translated from the French by Christopher Brent Murray.


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