Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening
How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of A Green Thumb and An Open HeartLarge Print - 2014
Carol Wall, a white woman living in Middle America, was at a crossroads in her life. Her children were grown; she had overcome illness; her parents were getting older. One day she notices a dark-skinned African man tending her neighbor's yard. Giles Owita bags groceries at the supermarket. He comes from Kenya. And he's very good at gardening. Before long Giles is transforming not only Carol's yard, but her life.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014
Edition: Large print edition
Branch Call Number: LP B WALL
Characteristics: 351 pages (large print) : portrait ; 23 cm
From Library Staff
What does your own mortality look like when you watch a garden grow and die each season?