American Garden Writing: An Anthology

American Garden Writing: An Anthology

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American Garden Writing: An Anthology by Bonnie Marranca

American Garden Writing features the letters, travel journals, essays, natural histoires, and seed catalogues of over 50 authors, including Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Olmsted (who designed Central Park), Henry David Thoreau, and Edith Wharton. With topics ranging from the decorative gardens of yesteryear to the ecological concerns of today, these pieces evoke the pastoral and social environments of their time. This expanded edition contains new pieces from diane Ackerman, Joan Dye Gussow, Jamaica Kincaid, Janet Marinelli, Gary Paul Nabhan, Michael Polan, Sara B. Stein, Peg Streep, Alice Waters, and William Woys Weaver.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589790230
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 09/26/2003
Edition description: Expanded Edition
Pages: 396
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Bonnie Marranca, recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, lives in Catskill, New York.

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