What the stones remember: a life rediscovered

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Trumpeter,
Pub. Date:
2005.
Edition:
1st Trumpeter ed.
Language:
English
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In this exquisitely written memoir, poet Patrick Lane describes his raw and tender emergence at age sixty from a lifetime of alcohol and drug addiction. He spent the first year of his sobriety close to home, tending his garden, where he cast his mind back over his life, searching for the memories he'd tried to drown in vodka. Lane has gardened for as long as he can remember, and his garden's life has become inseparable from his own. A new bloom on a plant, a skirmish among the birds, the way a tree bends in the wind, and the slow, measured change of seasons invariably bring to his mind an episode from his eventful past. What the Stones Remember is the emerging chronicle of Lane's attempt to face those memories, as well as his new self--to rediscover his life. In this powerful and beautifully written book, Lane offers readers an unflinching and unsentimental account of coming to one's senses in the presence of nature.
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subject_facet Alcooliques en réadaptation -- Colombie-Britannique -- Vancouver, Île de -- Biographies, Autobiographies, Biographies, Gardeners -- Canada -- Poetry, Gardening -- British Columbia, Jardinage, Jardiniers -- Colombie-Britannique -- Vancouver, Île de -- Biographies, Lane, Patrick, Lane, Patrick -- Homes and haunts -- British Columbia, Lane, Patrick, -- 1939-, Natural history -- British Columbia, Naturalists -- Canada -- Biography, Poetry, Poets, Canadian (English) -- 20th century -- Biography, Poets, Canadian -- 20th century -- Biography, Poètes canadiens-anglais -- 20e siècle -- Biographies, Recovering alcoholics -- Canada -- Biography
title_display What the stones remember : a life rediscovered
title_full What the stones remember : a life rediscovered / Patrick Lane
title_short What the stones remember :
title_sub a life rediscovered
topic_facet Alcooliques en réadaptation, Gardeners, Gardening, Homes and haunts, Jardinage, Jardiniers, Lane, Patrick, Natural history, Naturalists, Poets, Canadian, Poets, Canadian (English), Poètes canadiens-anglais, Recovering alcoholics