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London, 1916. England is at war. Desperate to help in whatever way they can, Ivy and Louisa enlist as gardeners at Kew, the Royal Botanic Gardens, taking on the jobs of the men who have gone to fight. Under their care, the gardens begin to flourish and become a safe haven for those seeking solace--but not everyone wants women working at Kew. The pair begin to face challenges on the home front. When a tragedy overseas affects the people closest to them, can the women of Kew pull together to support themselves and their country through the darkest of times?
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Hood River County Library FIC LOVELL (Text) 33892100690230 Adult New Books Book None 05/10/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593328231
  • ISBN: 059332823X
  • Physical Description: 308 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2021]

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General Note:
Includes reading list, discussion guide and a conversation with the author.
Summary, etc.:
London, 1916. England is at war. Desperate to help in whatever way they can, Ivy and Louisa enlist as gardeners at Kew, the Royal Botanic Gardens, taking on the jobs of the men who have gone to fight. Under their care, the gardens begin to flourish and become a safe haven for those seeking solace--but not everyone wants women working at Kew. The pair begin to face challenges on the home front. When a tragedy overseas affects the people closest to them, can the women of Kew pull together to support themselves and their country through the darkest of times? -- Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew > Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > Women > England > Fiction.
Women gardeners > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Sex discrimination > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels.
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