Thorndike Press

The Language of Flowers

  • Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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  • ISBN-10: 1410441717
  • ISBN-13: 9781410441713
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.45 lbs ( .66 kgs)
  • 529 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released September 2011
  • Bestsellers

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Overview

The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions‚ but for Victoria Jones it’s been more useful in communicating grief‚ mistrust‚ and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system‚ Victoria is eighteen and emancipated. With nowhere to go‚ she sleeps in a public park where she plants her own small garden. When a local florist discovers her talents‚ Victoria realizes she has a gift for helping others through flowers.

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Customer Reviews

“Enchanting‚ ennobling‚ and powerfully engaging‚ Diffenbaugh’s artfully accomplished debut novel lends poignant testimony to the multitude of mysteries held in the human heart.”— starred‚ Booklist

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