Anyone here read the Elizabeth Lawrence biography?

alicia7b(z7b/8aNC)February 25, 2008

If so, what did you think of it?

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ncdirtdigger(7b)

If you mean 'A Garden of One's Own' by E. Lawrence. I have read it and I found it slow going due to her use of botanical names of plants (I never studied botany or Latin in school, wish I had now) so I kept either my laptop (google searches became very common) and/or a good botanical reference. But it is nice to know of plants that are tried and true for southern gardens.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2008 at 7:57PM
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alicia7b(z7b/8aNC)

I was talking about No One Gardens Alone: A Life of Elizabeth Lawrence by Emily Herring Wilson.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2008 at 9:26PM
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thisbetty

I read all things EL.

I liked the book. Realized that I romanticized her over many years - was a little sad - very much as I felt when I read the colletions of letters.. She stilll gives me great pleasure - I think she wrote beautifully-just a little too early to be apreciated.

    Bookmark   February 26, 2008 at 3:31PM
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alicia7b(z7b/8aNC)

Why did the book make you a little sad?

    Bookmark   February 26, 2008 at 3:37PM
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