Sissinghurst, an unfinished history : the quest to restore a working farm at Vita Sackville-West's legendary garden / by Adam Nicolson.

By: Nicolson, Adam, 1957-Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Viking, 2010. Edition: 1st American edDescription: 341 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), ports., facsims. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780670021734Other title: Quest to restore a working farm at Vita Sackville-West's legendary gardenSubject(s): Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962 -- Homes and haunts | Historic farms -- Conservation and restoration -- England | Family farms -- England -- History | Farm life -- England -- History | Sissinghurst Garden (England) -- HistoryDDC classification: 630.9422/38 LOC classification: SB466.G8 | N53 2010
Contents:
Sissinghurst -- Inheritance -- The idea -- Origins -- Testing -- Occupation -- Rejection -- Glory -- Disintegration -- Acceptance -- Admiration -- Renewal.
Subject: The grandson of Virginia Woolf's poet paramour Vita Sackville-West traces his efforts to restore his family's celebrated garden, an effort that included a reinstatement of a working farm to grow food for more than 200,000 annual visitors.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Sissinghurst -- Inheritance -- The idea -- Origins -- Testing -- Occupation -- Rejection -- Glory -- Disintegration -- Acceptance -- Admiration -- Renewal.

The grandson of Virginia Woolf's poet paramour Vita Sackville-West traces his efforts to restore his family's celebrated garden, an effort that included a reinstatement of a working farm to grow food for more than 200,000 annual visitors.

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