American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are

By: Graham, Wade

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Book Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2011 Large Hardcover. xvi, 459 pp. Garden designer and historian Wade Graham offers a unique vision of the story of America in this riveting exploration of the nation’s gardens and the visionaries behind them, from Thomas Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello to Michelle Obama’s vegetable garden, Fredrick Law Olmsted’s expansive Central Park to Martha Stewart’s how-to landscaping guides. In the tradition of Mark Kurlansky, Simon Schama, and Michael Pollan, Graham delivers a sweeping social history that examines our nation’s history from an overlooked vantage point, illuminating anew the living drama of American self-creation.

Title: American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are

Author: Graham, Wade

Categories: New York, Modern First Editions, Gardening & Horticulture, American,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Harper: 2011

ISBN Number: 0061583421

ISBN Number 13: 9780061583421

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2272199

Keywords: AMERICAN GARDEN GARDENS GARDENING HORTICULTURE BOTANY MONTICELLO CENTRAL PARK HISTORY,