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Unearthing the Secret Garden

Unearthing the Secret Garden

by Marta McDowell
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Item #: XE5772
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages; 2021
This lovely book, filled with original illustrations and vibrant photography, is not merely a study of Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden. Marta McDowell comprehensively explores the esteemed author's life before her famous story and after it, and includes a guide to the book itself, as well as excerpts of other works by her, like My Robin (1912) and In ... More
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This lovely book, filled with original illustrations and vibrant photography, is not merely a study of Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden. Marta McDowell comprehensively explores the esteemed author's life before her famous story and after it, and includes a guide to the book itself, as well as excerpts of other works by her, like My Robin (1912) and In the Garden (1924). Cherish the details of Maytham Hall, Burnett's forever-treasured home that provided the blueprint for Misselthwaite Manor. Learn more about her family life from Vivian, Burnett's younger son, who wrote his mother's biography. Follow the ascent of the successful author, as her writing solidified her place within the authorial elite, and cultivate your love of natural beauty with the details of Burnett's own gardens throughout the years. (RR)


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