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The first gardener : a novel
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Published:
Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House, c2011.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
ix, 419 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
Special Collections - Tenn.
Special Coll. Fiction Jones
Description
Jeremiah Williams has been tending the gardens of the Tennessee governor's mansion for over twenty-five years. And like most first families who have come and gone, this one has stolen his heart. Mackenzie and her husband, Governor Gray London, have struggled for ten years to have a child and are now enjoying a sweet season of life--anticipating the coming reelection and sending their precious daughter, Maddie, off to kindergarten--when a tragedy tears their world apart. As the entire state mourns, Mackenzie falls into a grief that threatens to swallow her whole. Though his heart is also broken, Jeremiah realizes that his gift of gardening is about far more than pulling weeds and planting flowers. It's about tending hearts as well. As he uses the tools that have been placed in his hands, he gently begins to cultivate the hard soil of Mackenzie's heart, hoping to help her realize what it took him years to discover. A Southern tale of loss, love, and living, The First Gardner reminds us that all of life is a gift, but our heart is the most valuable gift of all.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781414335582, 141433558X
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APA Citation (style guide)

Jones, D. H. (2011). The first gardener: a novel. Carol Stream, Ill.: Tyndale House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jones, Denise Hildreth, 1969-. 2011. The First Gardener: A Novel. Carol Stream, Ill.: Tyndale House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jones, Denise Hildreth, 1969-, The First Gardener: A Novel. Carol Stream, Ill.: Tyndale House, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Jones, Denise Hildreth. The First Gardener: A Novel. Carol Stream, Ill.: Tyndale House, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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