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The Way of the Gardener

Lost in the Weeds Along the Camino de Santiago

March 27, 2021 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780889778061
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Description

Reverence takes on a new meaning in this original memoir of an avid gardener walking the Camino de Santiago.

The Camino de Santiago has been a journey for pilgrims for more than 1,000 years, testing--to varying degrees--their spirit, faith, and physical endurance. Lyndon Penner's attention lies elsewhere. A renowned gardener and lover of literature, he revels in the plants, trees, and flowers that tell the history of the people and ecology of northern Spain.
 
Brimming with wry observations--of nature, himself, and other pilgrims on the road--The Way of the Gardener reveals the beauty and the darkness of the human condition while underscoring the deeply fascinating nature of nature itself. This textured work makes for perfect armchair--or garden--reading.
 

About this Author

Lyndon Penner grew up in Saskatchewan and comes from a long line of gardeners. He is a traveller, environmentalist, and lover of literature, and the author of several books, including Native Plants for the Short Season Yard.
 

ISBN: 9780889778061
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 180
Publisher: University of Regina Press
Published: 2021-03-27

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