As England Descends Into Civil War, John Tradescant The Younger, Gardener To King Charles I, Finds His Loyalties In Question, His Status An Ever Growing Danger To His Family Fearing Royal Defeat And Determined To Avoid Serving The Rebels, John Escapes To The Royalist Colony Of Virginia, A Land Bursting With Fertility That Stirs His Passion For Botany Only The Native American Peoples Understand The Forest, And John Is Drawn To Their Way Of Life Just As They Come Into Fatal Conflict With The Colonial Settlers Torn Between His Loyalty To His Country And Family And His Love For A Powhatan Girl Who Embodies The Freedom He Seeks, John Has To Find Himself Before He Is Prepared To Choose His Direction In The Virgin Land.In This Enthralling, Freestanding Sequel To Earthly Joys, Gregory Combines A Wealth Of Gardening Knowledge With A Haunting Love Story That Spans Two Continents And Two Cultures, Making Virgin Earth A Tour De Force Of Revolutionary Politics And Passionate Characters.
www.PhilippaGregory.com become addicted to the updates of historical research, as well as the progress of her ducklings.Her other great interest is the charity she founded nearly twenty years ago Gardens for The Gambia She has raised funds and paid for 140 wells in the primary schools of the dry, poverty stricken African country Thousands of school children have learned market gardening, and drunk the fresh water in the school gardens around the wells.A former student of Sussex University, and a PhD and Alumna of the Year 2009 of Edinburgh University, her love for history and her commitment to historical accuracy are the hallmarks of her writing She also reviews for US and UK newspapers, and is a regular broadcaster on television, radio, and webcasts from her website Philipa s Facebook page
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