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A Persistent Vine - a book by Cheung, Christinia

A Persistent Vine

A Persistent Vine( )
Illustrator: Chi, Hsiao-Yen
Author: Cheung, Christinia
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

During the Heian period, a former member of the Japanese imperial court decides to retire early with his wife to the cold northern province of his childhood. His goal is to devote himself to the cultivation of rare and delicate plants as part of larger aesthetic pursuits. The region's harsh climate ends up getting the better of both the plants and of the couple. The lone survivor is their young daughter, whose name, Morning Glory, is that of the plant that has overtaken the property....
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Detailed Subjects: Reference / Curiosities & Wonders
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 10 x 0.375 Inches
Book Weight:0.966 Pounds

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