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The garden of small beginnings : a novel

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New York : Berkley, 2017.  |   First edition. |   347 pages ; 21 cm  |   9780399583582 (pbk.)

Includes readers guide.

"Young widow Lilian Girvan can't see the garden for the weeds... It's been three years since her husband was killed in a car accident and Lilian is still getting used to being sane--after that one early breakdown. She's happy just being able to get her two girls to school every morning, keep her illustrating job, and catch up on her favorite TV shows with her sister. She's not exactly in a rut; she's just letting the grass grow under her feet. But then Lilian's boss asks her to illustrate a vegetable encyclopedia and signs her up for a vegetable-gardening class. Lilian reluctantly agrees and recruits her kids and sister to join her for some drama-free Saturday mornings, because what could be more relaxing than gardening? Nothing... except that this class is filled with people who like to dig a little deeper than the surface, and an instructor who makes Lillian want to bloom for the first time in years. With her fellow newbie gardeners, Lilian learns what it takes to nurture plants--and friendships. Digging in the dirt, with worms and all, teaches Lilian that sometimes you have to let nature take its course, be it in gardening, in life, or in love."-- Provided by publisher.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fonthill FIC Waxma 36443002011278 Adult NEW fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Niagara-on-the-Lake FIC WAXMA 31963004047488 Adult Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 03/04/2020

1 current hold with 2 total copies.


Related Subjects

Women illustrators
Single mothers
Los Angeles (Calif.)


Domestic fiction.
Romance fiction.

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