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Author Shipman, Viola, author.

Title The heirloom garden / Viola Shipman

Publication Info. Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Graydon House, [2020]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Fiction-NEW  F SHIPMAN    DUE 08-16-20
 Naper Blvd. Adult Fiction-NEW  F SHIPMAN    DUE 08-18-20
 Nichols Adult Fiction-NEW  F SHIPMAN    DUE 08-29-20
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Description 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "This edition published by arrangement with Harlequin Books S.A."--Copyright page
Includes discussion questions
Summary "Iris Maynard lost her husband in World War II, her daughter to illness and, finally, her reason to live. Walled off from the world for decades behind the towering fence surrounding her home, Iris has built anew family ... of flowers. Iris propagates her own daylilies and roses while tending to a garden filled with the heirloom starts that keep the memories of her loved ones alive. When Abby Peterson moves next door with her family--a husband traumatized by his service in the Iraq War and a young daughter searching for stability--Iris is reluctantly yet inevitably drawn into her boisterous neighbor's life, where, united by loss and a love of flowers, she and Abby tentatively unearth their secrets, and help each other discover how much life they have yet to live"--Provided by publisher
Subject Female friendship -- Fiction.
Intergenerational relations -- Fiction.
Older women -- Fiction.
Widows -- Fiction.
Neighbors -- Fiction.
Flower gardening -- Fiction.
Heirloom varieties (Plants) -- Fiction.
Grand Haven (Mich.) -- Fiction.
Michigan -- Fiction.
Genre Domestic fiction.
ISBN 9781525804649
1525804642
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