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FOUR TENTHS OF AN ACRE: Reflections on a Gardening Life

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

From Lisle (Without Child, 1996, etc.), an intimate immersion, with buoyant ups and strong downs, into life at an old house in northwestern Connecticut, not incidentally including its garden.Some years back, when Lisle's marriage was going south and she was toiling away on a book about Louise Nevelson, she moved to the town of Sharon, Conn., up in the state's bosky northwest. She wanted a little ... Read full review

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Review: Four Tenths of an Acre: Reflections on a Gardening Life

User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway. I enjoyed it for the most part, but would have enjoyed it more if the author would have included photographs of the garden. Read full review

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User Review  - Joy Phillips - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading about the author's love of gardens and gardening, and to see how both her personal life and her garden evolves over the years. Read full review

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User Review  - Donna Gabbard - Goodreads

I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. Enjoyable read. Read full review

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User Review  - Malia Walter - Goodreads

A fine distraction from my day job. Helped fuel my desire to garden more flowers even though I personally focus on food production. Read full review

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User Review  - Brett - Goodreads

Won in Goodreads Giveaway! Thank!! Enjoyed it! Read full review

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User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

After years of trying to read “nature books” – and finding them wanting, somehow – I have finally figured out that what I want to read are “gardening books”! Subtitled “Reflections on a Gardening Life ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

I started out really liking this book, but as I continued with it I became less and less engaged. Not only does the author seem to hold the reader at arm's length, she also seems to distance herself from her own story. I came away not caring very much. Read full review

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User Review  - Kristen - Goodreads

This was a spur of the moment pick from a display about gardening books in the local library. I'm glad I picked it up. Laurie Lisle reflects on her garden, which she began to establish about 20 years ... Read full review

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User Review  - AMD - Goodreads

Repetitive, disjointed. Read full review

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