In this moving memoir, a woman digs into a garden and into the past and finds secrets, beauty, and acceptance.
Alex’s father dies just as she and her husband buy a nondescript house set atop an acre of wilderness that extends into a natural gorge in the middle of the city. Choked with weeds and crumbling antique structures, the abandoned garden turned wild jungle stirs cherished memories of Alex’s childhood: when her home life became unbearable, she would escape to the forest. In her new home, Alex can feel the power of the majestic trees that nurtured her in her youth.
Unearthed: Love, Acceptance and Other Lessons from an Abandoned Garden by Alexandra Risen
Get stuck between the present and the past with this sweet and powerful song. | read