Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening

Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening

How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart

By Carol Wall

A moving true story of the unlikely friendship between two people who had nothing�and ultimately everything�in common.

A moving true story of the unlikely friendship between two people who had nothing�and ultimately everything�in common.

Carol Wall was at a crossroads. Her children had flown the nest, her beloved parents were ageing and she had overcome a serious illness. A neglected garden should have been the least of her worries.

Until one day she sees a man working in her neighbour�s garden and realises he is responsible for its spectacular transformation. His name is Giles Owita. He comes from Kenya and he�s very good at gardening.

It was kismet. � And while I knew from the moment I met him that he was something special - truly, I didn�t know the half of it.�

Before long Mister Owita is transforming not only Carol�s garden, but her life. Although they seem to have nothing in common, a bond grows between them. When both are forced to share long-buried secrets, their friendship is transformed forever.

This is the story of a woman who at mid-life finds there is so much more to learn and a man whose grace in facing life�s challenges is a lesson for us all.

�Deeply personal, poetic and brimming with humanity, this is a book of lasting grace.� Steve Lopez, New York Times bestselling author of The Soloist


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9780857983923

March 3, 2014

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9780857983930

March 3, 2014

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