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by Dwight Williams

From the Garden of Memory download ebook
ISBN:
0399143319
ISBN13:
978-0399143311
Author:
Dwight Williams
Publisher:
Putnam Adult; First Edition edition (June 1, 1998)
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Pages:
260 pages
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1207 kb
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1214 kb
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Genre Fiction
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Rating:
4.8

Start by marking From the Garden of Memory as Want to Read . It is a perfect summertime book and you can actually feel the humid and lazy summer come alive as described by the narrator.

Start by marking From the Garden of Memory as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. In this beautifully written debut, Dwight Williams brings to life a world tinged with the flavor of Southern Gothic and the dangerous enchantment of desire. I can honestly say this story sucked me in and I could not put the book down until the end.

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Memory of the Garden at Etten (Ladies of Arles) is an oil painting by Vincent van Gogh. It was executed in Arles around November 1888 and is in the collection of the Hermitage Museum. It was intended as decoration for his bedroom at the Yellow House. The "Garden at Etten" refers to the parsonage garden at Etten (now Etten-Leur) where Vincent's father, pastor Theodorus van Gogh, had been called in 1875.

Find nearly any book by Dwight Williams. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. From the Garden of Memory. ISBN 9780399143311 (978-0-399-14331-1) Hardcover, Putnam Adult, 1998. Find signed collectible books: 'From the Garden of Memory'. A G-Man's Journal: A Legendary Career Inside the FBI- FROM The Kennedy Assassination to the Oklahoma City Bombing. by Oliver Buck Revell, Dwight Williams.

The Persistence of Memory. Betty stayed sitting upright in bed, straining to hear any sound of movement from below, waiting for the scrape as whoever had been playing stood from the piano stool. But there was nothing, just her heavy breathing that slowly returned to something approaching normal. She would not get any further sleep; that was for sure.

Home Browse Books Book details, My Garden of Memory: An Autobiography. My Garden of Memory: An Autobiography. By Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin. For how much do Indian fighters count to their posterity? What do teachers, preachers, lawyers and doctors, pioneers, Revolutionary heroes, Pilgrim mothers and fathers, and many score of ordinary, commonplace progenitors bequeath to their great-grandchildren?

Dwight Williams is an American writer. He is a coauthor of several books of nonfiction and the author of the novel, From the Garden of Memory (Putnam).

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Willliams book is a superb example of the art of the novel. Told from the vantage point of an omniscient narrator, the novel weaves together the landscape of the Mississippi floodplain with the pschological lansdcape of a young woman's journey from innocence to worldliness. Acting as a lens for the story is the overarching metaphor of the effect of memory, real or fiction, as a mechanism of meaning. Mr. Williams writes with the rare ability of making tangible the interior thoughtworld of his characters. His style is visceral, beautiful to behold. This book is highly recommended!

Alone following the death of her brother in Vietnam, her father's suicide, and her mother's death, Kate falls under the dangerous influence of charismatic and eccentric Southern relations she had never known existed. A first novel. 15,000 first printing.
Reviews:
  • Xinetan
It's always refreshing in the vein of John Irving to find a novelist who can write something so dark and even depressing while never failing to insert a healthy dose of humor. The story follows a tragic family and the surviving member, Kate. As she comes to grips with the loss of family while "discovering" a new branch of relatives; Williams manages to create some very funny moments. Humor is part of all our lives, even if we don't see it. I anxiously await his next novel. Also, if you want to see further examples of the quality of his prose check out "Raising Lazarus", which although it may tell the physician-heal-thy-self-story of Dr. Robert Pensack - the words clearly belong to Williams.
  • Iarim
This was a book handed to me by my 3 year old daughter as we were exiting the small lending library by the pool of our condominium. I had already perused the shelves and determined that there was nothing there for me. I grabbed the book in haste and that night, having nothing else to read, opened it. It stayed open until the pink sky rose over the mountain outside of my bedroom window. Even as I slumped through the day, tired and fuzzy, this book was so worth losing a night's sleep. Haunting and Perfect.