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Lost Roses

Lost Roses
A Novel

by Martha Hall Kelly

  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 2019-04-09
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1524796387
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The million-copy bestseller Lilac Girls introduced the real-life heroine Caroline Ferriday. Now Lost Roses, set a generation earlier and also inspired by true events, features Caroline’s mother, Eliza, and follows three equally indomitable women from St. Petersburg to Paris under the shadow of World War I. “Not only a brilliant historical tale, but a love song to all the ways our friendships carry us through the worst of times.”—Lisa Wingate, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours It is 1914, and the world has been on the brink of war so often, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ago one summer in Paris and became close confidantes. Now Eliza embarks on the trip of a lifetime, home with Sofya to see the splendors of Russia: the church with the interior covered in jeweled mosaics, the Rembrandts at the tsar’s Winter Palace, the famous ballet. But when Austria declares war on Serbia and Russia’s imperial dynasty begins to fall, Eliza escapes back to America, while Sofya and her family flee to their country estate. In need of domestic help, they hire the local fortune-teller’s daughter, Varinka, unknowingly bringing intense danger into their household. On the other side of the Atlantic, Eliza is doing her part to help the White Russian families find safety as they escape the revolution. But when Sofya’s letters suddenly stop coming, she fears the worst for her best friend. From the turbulent streets of St. Petersburg and aristocratic countryside estates to the avenues of Paris where a society of fallen Russian émigrés live to the mansions of Long Island, the lives of Eliza, Sofya, and Varinka will intersect in profound ways. In her newest powerful tale told through female-driven perspectives, Martha Hall Kelly celebrates the unbreakable bonds of women’s friendship, especially during the darkest days of history.

In Search of Lost Roses

In Search of Lost Roses
A Book

by Thomas Christopher

  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 2002-05
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780226105963
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Once upon a time—before the 1860s—people loved old roses like "Pearl of Gold," "Marchionesse of Lorne," or "Autumn Damask." Then along came the hybrid tea roses, which were easier to arrange, more dramatic, and longer-blooming, and the old roses were all but forgotten. Now the lovely, subtle-hued, richly perfumed old roses are making a comeback, thanks to the efforts of a stubborn band of eccentric characters who rescued them from back alleys, ramshackle cottages, and overgrown graveyards across the country. Thomas Christopher tells us the fascinating stories of the old roses—how they were created and made their way to America—and the unforgettable people who "rustle" them from abandoned lots and secret gardens today, revelling in the mystery of an "unknown yellow."

The Gift of Alzheimer's

The Gift of Alzheimer's
New Insights into the Potential of Alzheimer's and Its Care

by Maggie La Tourelle

  • Publisher : Duncan Baird Publishers
  • Release : 2015-04-16
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1780288220
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this perception-changing book, psychotherapist and healer Maggie La Tourelle gives a moving account of her evolving relationship with her mother, who has Alzheimer's. Providing practical advice and bringing new insight and understanding to Alzheimer's, this multi-dimensional story demonstrates the healing power of love and shows how, by being open and seeking meaning, we can find wisdom in the midst of confusion. Including the latest research into neuroscience and altered states of consciousness, the book offers hope and a way forward for those affected by this devastating disease. It concludes with a useful care guide for the physical and emotional needs of people with Alzheimer's.

By Any Other Name

By Any Other Name
A Cultural History of the Rose

by Simon Morley

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2021-10-07
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0861540549
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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‘Fascinating...I’ll never look at a rose in quite the same way again.’ Adrian Tinniswood The rose is bursting with meaning. Over the centuries it has come to represent love and sensuality, deceit, death and the mystical unknown. Today the rose enjoys unrivalled popularity across the globe, ever present at life’s seminal moments. Grown in the Middle East two thousand years ago for its pleasing scent and medicinal properties, it has become one of the most adored flowers across cultures, no longer selected by nature, but by us. The rose is well-versed at enchanting human hearts. From Shakespeare’s sonnets to Bulgaria’s Rose Valley to the thriving rose trade in Africa and the Far East, via museums, high fashion, Victorian England and Belle Epoque France, we meet an astonishing array of species and hybrids of remarkably different provenance. This is the story of a hardy, thorny flower and how, by beauty and charm, it came to seduce the world.

Easy-care Roses

Easy-care Roses
Low Maintenance Charmers

by Stephen Scanniello,Brooklyn Botanic Garden

  • Publisher : Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • Release : 1995
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9780945352877
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Roses Without Chemicals

Roses Without Chemicals
150 Disease-Free Varieties That Will Change the Way You Grow Roses

by Peter E. Kukielski

  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 2015-02-28
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN : 1604693541
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A former curator at the New York Botanical Garden describes 150 different varieties of roses that can be grown without the use of pesticides, fungicides or fertilizers and provides information on planting, pruning and caring for these gorgeous blooms. Original.

Antique Roses for the South

Antique Roses for the South
A Book

by William C. Welch

  • Publisher : Taylor Trade Publications
  • Release : 2004
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN : 9781589791039
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Belinda's Dream, Katy Road Pink and Georgetown Tea, the names alone evoke images of glorious cottage gardens and arching trellises laden with perfumed blossoms. In this revised edition, rose expert Bill Welch updates the latest information and top sources for antique roses.

Christmas at Rose Hill Farm

Christmas at Rose Hill Farm
An Amish Love Story

by Suzanne Woods Fisher

  • Publisher : Revell
  • Release : 2014-08-26
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 144124638X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bess Riehl is preparing Rose Hill Farm for her Christmas wedding, but her groom isn't who she thought it would be. Billy Lapp is far away from his Amish roots working as a rose rustler for Penn State and wants nothing to do with Stoney Ridge, his family, or Bess. And that suits Bess just fine. Why should she think twice about a man who left without a word, without any explanation? It's time she moved on with her life, and that meant saying yes to Amos Lapp, Billy's cousin and best friend. But as Bess and Amos's wedding day draws near, her emotions tangle into a tight knot. She loves Amos. Yet she can't forget Billy. When a "lost" rose is discovered at Rose Hill Farm, Billy is sent to track down its origins. Get in, identify the rose, and get out. That's his plan. The only catch is that he's having a hard time narrowing down the identity of the lost rose, and he can't get those tropical blue eyes of Bess Riehl out of his mind. As the history of the lost rose is pieced together, it reminds Bess and Billy--and Amos, too--that Christmas truly is the season of miracles. Join bestselling, award-winning author Suzanne Woods Fisher for an Amish Christmas to remember. Filled with heart-twisting moments amid the sweet anticipation of love, this story will charm readers into the holiday spirit.

Placemaker

Placemaker
Cultivating Places of Comfort, Beauty, and Peace

by Christie Purifoy

  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release : 2019-03-12
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0310352258
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Placemaker is a call to tend our souls, our land, and our homes--to cultivate comfort, beauty, and peace in the places God has us. Images of comfortable kitchens and flower-filled gardens stir something deep within us--we instinctively long for home. In a world of chaos and conflict, we want a place of comfort and peace. In Placemaker, Christie Purifoy invites us to notice our soul's desire for beauty, our need to create and to be created again and again. As she reflects on the joys and sorrows of two decades as a placemaker and her recent years living in and restoring a Pennsylvania farmhouse, Christie shows us that we are all gardeners. No matter our vocation, we spend much of our lives tending, keeping, and caring. In each act of creation, we reflect the image of God. In each moment of making beauty, we realize that beauty is a mystery to receive. Weaving together her family's journey with stories of botanical marvels and the histories of the flawed yet inspiring placemakers who shaped the land generations ago, Christie calls us to cultivate orchards and communities, to clap our hands along with the trees of the fields, to step into our calling to create, to make a place in the place God made for us. Placemaker is a timely yet timeless reminder that the cultivation of good and beautiful places is not a retreat from the real world but a holy pursuit of a world that is more real than we know.

Right Rose, Right Place

Right Rose, Right Place
A Book

by Peter Schneider

  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 2012-12-14
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1603420479
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Peter Schneider challenges the notorious myth that roses are difficult to grow, arguing that it’s all about choosing the right petals for the right place! Providing in-depth profiles of hundreds of varieties, Schneider helps you decide which roses will work best in your flower bed or along an eye-catching garden trellis. Simple instructions that use proven techniques make growing roses easy and enjoyable, even in colder climates, while more than 400 gorgeous photos make this book as visually irresistible as it is useful.

Garden Musings

Garden Musings
Essays on Gardening and Life from the Kansas Flint Hills

by James K. Roush

  • Publisher : James Roush
  • Release : 2009-04
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN : 1440137854
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In the first essay in "Garden Musings," this gardening writer states, "The evidence keeps racking up that I, the Hoosier-born offspring of several generations of farmers, chose through ignorance to garden in a delightful area combining the world's worst soil and an exasperating climate, all augmented by various man-made and natural catastrophes such as tornadoes, droughts, prairie fires, hail, drenching rains, ice-storms, late freezes, boiling summers, and seventy mile per hour winds. " Gardening, with all the pressures of struggle between the environment, wild animals, and the gardener, and particularly in the harsh Kansas weather, is not for the faint-hearted as demonstrated by the many essays in the book including Sweet (Corn) Pain, Weather-Weary, Midden Misery, and Soil Sorrows. While the essays are full of useful personal observations about gardening style, plant information, and garden practices, the author also turns his wry eye on tumbling a number of gardening tenets and institutions as he turns his attentions on composting, lawn maintenance, and landscape designers who work primarily in junipers, Japanese barberry and Stella de Oro daylilies. The timing and content of programming of the Home and Garden Television Network and the lack of availability of G-rated gardening statues are other topics that don't escape this garden curmudgeon. Gardeners searching for practical advice or simply for winter-reading pleasure will all find fulfillment within these pages.

American Farmers' Magazine

American Farmers' Magazine
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1855
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil

The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1855
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Abstract Musings

Abstract Musings
A Book

by Judith LaHaie

  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release : 2011-03-17
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN : 1456717103
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Abstract Musings is a collection of poetical verse where honest feelings are unveiled as disclosed from the imagination of the author. Inspiring works are, offered, inviting open-mindedness as repetitive messages, flow, exposing truth of life where not all is pure and wonderful. Very often rhythmic words combine to form haunting images, revealing belief that everything is mystically possible, yet, sometimes horribly insufferable. Much of this poetry reflects ideals inciting fate as reality on a journey through designated vistas. Many show that, moments of fear obliterate hope, telling we must offer heart-felt prayers to GOD asking to, be shown a new path to our destined eternity. Throughout this book faith is, revealed as uppermost always, testifying to our Creator's power over HIS scientific domain. Existence and illusion intertwined invariably by love or loss are recurring themes explored intuitively in, these writings. Two of Judith's newest poems, "Castles of Sand" and "Crystal Beaches", are examples of the author's passionate cries voicing inequality for mankind, with greed totally violating harmonious guardianship of our Earth. They were, penned mid 2010 after the devastation caused to the world by corrupt governments, big banks, and big corporations (particularly BP) was, realized. Abstract Musings correlates social and moral conscience, deigned through thought and vision by a questing soul, displayed lyrically within the pages of this volume.

The Lost Rose

The Lost Rose
A Book

by R.Marquez

  • Publisher : R.Marquez
  • Release : 2017-06-10
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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CAROL KARUSO is no stranger to bad breaks or dark secrets, but when there’s a knock on the door and a plea for help, she puts aside her blues and focuses on what she does best: finding the lost. To keep her mind off her troubles and to do something useful with her life, she gets her private investigator’s license. When a friend asks her to find a woman who disappeared two decades ago, Carol agrees, sure this is the perfect way to hone her fledgling skills. As she doggedly chases every lead, she becomes fascinated by the mysterious woman she is looking for, whose history is even darker than her own. Carol’s persistence and refusal to let anyone scare her into abandoning the investigation puts her at odds with a man who will stop at nothing to keep what happened twenty years ago buried in the past. Fallen Angel is the first Carol Karuso Mystery. If you hunger for thrilling mysteries, especially those that include a beautiful, redheaded detective, with bad habits but a desire to do good, colorful characters, dark villains, and a big serving of murder and mayhem, you’ll find this book and series particularly yummy. Buy Fallen Angel today.

Chasing the Rose

Chasing the Rose
An Adventure in the Venetian Countryside

by Andrea Di Robilant

  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 2014-05-06
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0307962938
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the author of the best-selling A Venetian Affair, here is the charming chronicle of his search for the identity of a mysterious old rose. Andrea di Robilant’s tale takes us back to the time of Josephine Bonaparte, as well as into some of the most delightful rose gardens in Italy today, brought to colorful life on the page in the watercolors of artist Nina Fuga. In his 2008 biography of the Venetian lady Lucia Mocenigo (his great-great-great-great- grandmother), di Robilant described a pink rose that grows wild on the family’s former country estate, mentioning its light peach-and-raspberry scent. This passing detail led to an invitation for an audience with a local rose doyenne, Eleonora Garlant. She and other experts wondered if di Robilant’s unnamed rose could possibly be one of the long-lost China varieties that nineteenth-century European growers had cultivated but which have since disappeared. On the hunt for the identity of his anonymous yet quietly distinctive rose, Di Robilant finds himself captivated by roseophiles through time––from Lucia and her friend Josephine Bonaparte to the gifted Eleonora, whose garden of nearly fifteen hundred varieties of old roses is one of the most significant in Europe––and by the roses themselves, each of which has a tale to tell. What starts out as a lighthearted quest becomes a meaningful journey as di Robilant contemplates the enduring beauty of what is passed down to us in a rose, through both the generosity of nature and the cultivating hand of human beings, who for centuries have embraced and extended the life of this mysterious flower.

The Rose Man of Sing Sing

The Rose Man of Sing Sing
A True Tale of Life, Murder, and Redemption in the Age of Yellow Journalism

by James McGrath Morris

  • Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
  • Release : 2003
  • Pages : 437
  • ISBN : 0823222675
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The author tells the extraordinary true story of the legendary newspaper editor who landed in Sing Sing after murdering his wife and became the prison's gardener, transforming fertile ground into rose gardens that rivaled the best in the world. (Biography)

Together

Together
A Novel

by Lydia M. Millard

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1865
  • Pages : 6
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Lost Roses

Lost Roses
A Book

by Martha Hall-Kelly

  • Publisher : Random House Australia
  • Release : 2020-08-18
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1760899178
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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It is 1914 and the world has been on the brink of war so many times, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ago one summer in Paris and became close confidantes. Now Eliza embarks on the trip of a lifetime, home with Sofya to see the splendors of Russia. But when Austria declares war on Serbia and Russia's Imperial dynasty begins to fall, Eliza escapes back to America, while Sofya and her family flee to their country estate. In need of domestic help, they hire the local fortuneteller's daughter, Varinka, unknowingly bringing intense danger into their household. On the other side of the Atlantic, Eliza is doing her part to help the White Russian families find safety as they escape the revolution. But when Sofya's letters suddenly stop coming she fears the worst for her best friend. From the turbulent streets of St. Petersburg to the avenues of Paris and the society of fallen Russian émigrés who live there, the lives of Eliza, Sofya, and Varinka will intersect in profound ways, taking readers on a breathtaking ride through a momentous time in history.

The Dictionary of Practical Receipts; Containing the Arcana of Trade and Manufacture; Domestic Economy; Artistical, Ornamental & Scientific Processes; Pharmaceutical and Chemical Preparations, Etc

The Dictionary of Practical Receipts; Containing the Arcana of Trade and Manufacture; Domestic Economy; Artistical, Ornamental & Scientific Processes; Pharmaceutical and Chemical Preparations, Etc
A Book

by George William FRANCIS

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1848
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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