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The Resource Cutting back : my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto, Leslie Buck

Cutting back : my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto, Leslie Buck

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Cutting back : my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto
Title
Cutting back
Title remainder
my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto
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Leslie Buck
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Language
eng
Summary
At thirty-five, Leslie Buck made an impulsive decision to put her personal life on hold to pursue her passion. Leaving behind a full life of friends, love, and professional security, she became the first American woman to learn pruning from one of the most storied landscaping companies in Kyoto. Cutting Back recounts Buck’s bold journey and the revelations she has along the way. During her apprenticeship in Japan, she learns that the best Kyoto gardens look so natural they appear untouched by human hands, even though her crew spends hours meticulously cleaning every pebble in the streams. She is taught how to bring nature’s essence into a garden scene, how to design with native plants, and how to subtly direct a visitor through a landscape. But she learns the most important lessons from her fellow gardeners: how to balance strength with grace, seriousness with humor, and technique with heart
Summary
This debut memoir recounts an American gardener’s grueling apprenticeship with the most prestigious gardening firm in Kyoto
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10546127
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BT
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635.0952076
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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adult
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my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto
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Cutting back : my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto, Leslie Buck
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781604697933
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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n
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regular print
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Cutting back : my apprenticeship in the gardens of Kyoto, Leslie Buck
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781604697933
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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