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The Resource Plot 29 : a memoir, Allan Jenkins

Plot 29 : a memoir, Allan Jenkins

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Plot 29 : a memoir
Title
Plot 29
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Allan Jenkins
Title variation
Plot twenty nine
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Plot 29 is on a London allotment site where people come together to grow. It's just that sometimes what Allan Jenkins grows there, along with marigolds and sorrel, is solace. When I am disturbed, even angry, gardening has been a therapy. When I don't want to talk I turn to plot 29, or to a wilder piece of land by a northern sea. There, among seeds and trees, my breathing slows; my heart rate too. My anxieties slip away. I nurture small plants from seeds, like when I was small and needed someone to care for me. I offer protection from danger, as I tried to for my brother. It's not all about healing, though it's there in abundance, like summer beans. Sometimes it's just the joy of growing food and flowers and sharing with people you love. A personal narrative blended with beautiful descriptions of gardening and the pleasures of losing yourself in the horticultural, Plot 29 weaves together memoir and memory, from the author's childhood to the present day
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
635.09421
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Plot 29 : a memoir, Allan Jenkins
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Plot 29 : a memoir, Allan Jenkins
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn988017765
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
xiii, 255 pages
Isbn
9780008121969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)988017765

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