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6 edition of Snowdrops for Ada found in the catalog.

Snowdrops for Ada

by Virginia Aitken

  • 358 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Pen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance,
  • General,
  • Romance: Modern,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8773162M
    ISBN 101904754708
    ISBN 109781904754701
    OCLC/WorldCa244990282

    About this Item: Atlantic Books, Paperback. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!. Seller Inventory # S_ began in response to the large numbers of snowdrops we were propagating from our collection of Galanthus here at Bruckhills Croft, Aberdeenshire.

      In “Understanding Snowdrops”, the book explains in a user-friendly way snowdrop morphology or structure, concepts that are important to understanding the differences between snowdrops and deciphering written descriptions of them. Slade covers snowdrop species and their origins, conservation and trade, and even snowdrop theft. Snowdrops is your first work of fiction. Have you always wanted to be a novelist? Yes. I've written another book, a family memoir called The Earl of Petticoat Lane, which has some novelistic elements. I think that was quite good training for Snowdrops. But I didn't feel confident enough to try the real thing until now. Video trailer (in German).

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