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Rose's Garden

(1998)
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Conrad and Rose met as children, fell in love as teenagers, and married young. Conrad earned a living as a gilder, raised homing pigeons, and worshipped Rose. Rose gardened. They lived together for more than fifty years, and then Rose died. At seventy-five, Conrad found himself alone, staring at the walls of his house and neglecting Rose's garden. Then an angel came to the garden, the last person he ever thought to see wearing wings. Startled, he felt compelled to spread the news throughout his town, and to his surprise, people he'd known all his life began to reveal their deepest selves to him. ROSE'S GARDEN tells an unforgettable story of a woman whose garden extended far beyond the boundaries of property and time, and the man who came into full blossom in its bower. "A sweet, gentle first novel."--Publishers Weekly; "This is a finely crafted, deeply touching love story."--Booklist; "A wise, surprisingly deft, fablelike first novel celebrating the rejuvenating effects of love. . . . A warm, remarkably surefooted debut."--Kirkus Reviews; "Beautiful, bittersweet, and always moving, it is highly recommended. ROSE'S GARDEN is a joy to visit."--Library Journal.

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Hardback Editions

May 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: Rose's Garden
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ISBN: 1-4177-1583-9 / 978-1-4177-1583-1 (USA edition)
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July 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: Rose's Garden: A Novel
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ISBN: 1-57490-141-9 / 978-1-57490-141-2 (USA edition)
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January 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: Rose's Garden: A Novel
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ISBN: 1-56512-174-0 / 978-1-56512-174-4 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

May 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: Rose's Garden
Author(s): Carrie Brown
ISBN: 0-553-38028-1 / 978-0-553-38028-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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May 1999 : USA Paperback

Title: ROSE'S GARDEN 12C FLR
Author(s): Carrie Brown
ISBN: 0-553-66690-8 / 978-0-553-66690-8 (USA edition)
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1999 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Rose's Garden
Author(s): Carrie Brown
ISBN: 0-7336-1184-2 / 978-0-7336-1184-1 (Australia edition)
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Audio Editions

January 1999 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Rose's Garden
Author(s): Carrie Brown
ISBN: 0-7927-2268-X / 978-0-7927-2268-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sound Library
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Kindle Editions

January 1998 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rose's Garden: A Novel
Author(s): Carrie Brown
Publisher: Algonquin Books
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