The Writer in the Garden

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ISIS Pub., Jan 10, 1999 - Gardening - 361 pages
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Edith Wharton, under the spell of evergreen foliage and stone, celebrates the magic of Italian gardens. Charles Kuralt waits on the bloom of a single daffodil like an expectant father. Gertrude Jekyll, after a month-long drought, praises the coming rain. Allen Lacy rails against hydrangeas.

An engaging group of more than fifty gardening writers -- and writing gardeners -- The Writer in the Garden presents a colorful bouquet of prose and poetry.

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This delightful collection of garden writings edited by Garmey, a travel, food, and gardening writer, is just what's hoped for in a sampler: each bite is a likely pleasure, with a couple of duds ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Jane Garmey, who is British is currently producing a public televisionseries on the arts for children. The author of "Great New British Cooking, " shefrequently writes about food.

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