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A wood of one's own

A wood of one's own

Author: Ruth Pavey
Publisher: Richmond, United Kingdom : Duckworth, an imprint of Prelude Books Ltd., 2019. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
After years spent living amid the thrum of London, Ruth Pavey yearned to reconnect with the British countryside and she endeavoured to realise her long-held dream of planting a wood. Touring to the West Country in the late 1990s, Pavey found herself in the Somerset Levels. On seeing this expanse of reclaimed land under its wide, soft skies she was struck by its beauty and set-out to plant a wood, tree by tree. She  Read more...
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Named Person: Ruth Pavey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Pavey
ISBN: 9780715653678 0715653679
OCLC Number: 1112656164
Awards: Long-listed for Wainwright Prize 2018 (UK)
Description: 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Ruth Pavey.


A Wood of One's Own is a lyrical, beguiling and inspiring story; a potent reminder of nature's delicate balance, and its comforting and abiding presence.  Read more...


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'So beguiling... Pavey's writing is everywhere amiable' * The Times Literary Supplement * '[In planting her wood] the satisfactions are many... her book is a gentle, generous extension of that... one Read more...

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