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From the Hazleton, PA Standard-Speaker, March, 1968, review by Miles A. Smith of Plant Dreaming Deep by May Sarton, published by W.W. Norton.
The early part of this book describes how the author, in 1958 when she was 46, found a dilapidated 18th century farmhouse in a quiet corner of New Hampshire, settled in it, and began putting down new roots.
It was the first property Miss Sarton ever had owned. The rehabilitation of the house and the problems of furnishing it strike a familiar theme — so many other writers have described similar experiences. Yet she gives the account a fresh, individualistic touch. Read More→