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A gentle plea for chaos

the enchantment of gardening
  • 176 Pages
  • 3.35 MB
  • 3991 Downloads
  • English
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Simon and Schuster , New York
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StatementMirabel Osler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB455 .O85 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2192733M
ISBN 100671692380
LC Control Number89011568
OCLC/WorldCa19887174

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Mirabel Osler is the author of A Gentle Plea for Chaos ( avg rating, 79 ratings, 15 reviews, published ), The Rain Tree ( avg rating, 29 rati /5. Mirabel Osler ( - ) was an English writer and garden designer. Her book A Gentle Plea for Chaos, based on her experiences in her garden in Shropshire, was said to send "a blast of fresh air through the stuffy rooms of the English gardening world when it was first published."Children: 1 son & 2 daughters.

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