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Paperback The Language of Flowers Book

ISBN: 0345525558

ISBN13: 9780345525550

The Language of Flowers

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it's been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a childhood spent in the foster-care system, she is unable to get close to anybody, and her only connection to the world is through flowers and their meanings. Now eighteen and emancipated...

Customer Reviews

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Can a previous foster child find love and a family?

When I ordered this book I thought I was getting a reference book on the language of flowers, not a novel. I was pleasantly surprised by the storyline of this book and the struggles of a foster child to achieve independence and learn to allow love and be loved. Beautiful story, one I am glad I accidentally found! This book flows easily from the first sentence.

Flowers and foster care

I recommend this book! It goes through Victoria’s life as a ten year old in the foster care system, then as an 18 year old trying to find her way in the world. I really enjoyed learning about the language of flowers too!
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