The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse

Book - 2011
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Lobbi, a young man just leaving for a new job, experiences a chain of life changing events including the death of his mother and unexpected fatherhood for himself, but as he focuses on the cultivation of a rare eight-petaled rose he learns how to adjust to his new life and to cultivate love as well.
Publisher: Las Vegas : AmazonCrossing, 2011
ISBN: 9781611090796
1611090792
Branch Call Number: FICTION AUDUR
Characteristics: 262 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Fitzgibbon, Brian

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Oct 16, 2014

Lobbi's move from Iceland to a charming, remote monastery in the mountains of an unnamed European country becomes a journey of self-discovery when the estranged mother of his child appears with his daughter. He gradually finds a suitable rhythm to his life, tending the monastery's famed rose garden and tenuously exploring his new relationships. This is a perfect read for Seattle's Fall weather, with a mixture of introspection, cozy pleasures, and a hint of ennui.

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