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The gospel of trees

Apricot Anderson Irving

The gospel of trees

a memoir

by Apricot Anderson Irving

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children of missionaries,
  • Americans,
  • Family,
  • Biography,
  • Missions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementApricot A. Irving
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3609.R857 Z46 2018, BV2094.5.I78 A3 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination373 pages
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26948049M
    ISBN 101451690452
    ISBN 109781451690453
    OCLC/WorldCa1024082321

      The Gospel of Trees, by Apricot Irving (Simon & Schuster).In this finely crafted memoir, Irving recalls growing up in Haiti during the nineteen-eighties as the daughter of Baptist missionaries. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir by Apricot Irving (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Ratings: 1.

    Beautiful, poignant, and explosive, The Gospel of Trees is the story of a family crushed by ideals, and restored to kindness by honesty. Told against the backdrop of Haiti’s long history of intervention—often unwelcome—it grapples with the complicated legacy of those who wish to improve the world. Drawing from family letters, cassette.   The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir by Apricot Irving Published by Simon Schuster on March 6, Genres: memoir Pages: In this compelling, beautiful memoir, award-winning writer Apricot Irving recounts her childhood as a missionary’s daughter in Haiti during a time of upheaval—both in the country and in her home.3/5.

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Beautiful, poignant, and explosive, The Gospel of Trees is the story of a family crushed by ideals, and restored to kindness by honesty. Told against the backdrop of Haiti’s long history of intervention—often unwelcome—it grapples with the complicated legacy /5(41).

“The Gospel of Trees” by Apricot Irving, published by Simon and Schuster. Category – Memoir Publication Date – Febru This book is much more than a memoir; it is a short history of the turbulent times in the country of Haiti/5. “The Gospel of Trees is rich with such passionate insights; also, it’s a rare thing to find an insider account of missionary life not blunted by conventional piety.

Very particularly sensitive to Haiti, this book is an object lesson for anyone wanting to do good in the world: forget about moving that mountain of sand with your tweezers; you /5(39). The Gospel of Trees resonated with me especially for that reason, but anyone interested in missions and or Haiti will find this book an invaluable resource as well.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Margaret S. out of 5 stars Haiti’s Beauty and Challenge/5(41). “The Gospel of Trees is rich with such passionate insights; also, it’s a rare thing to find an insider account of missionary life not blunted by conventional piety. Very particularly sensitive to Haiti, this book is an object lesson for anyone wanting to do good in the world: forget about moving that mountain of sand with your tweezers; you Released on: Ma   “The Gospel of Trees is rich with such passionate insights; also, it’s a rare thing to find an insider account of missionary life not blunted by conventional piety.

Very particularly sensitive to Haiti, this book is an object lesson for anyone wanting to do good in the world: forget about moving that mountain of sand with your tweezers; you /5(41). In an “eye-opening memoir” (People) “as beautiful as it is discomfiting” (The New Yorker), award-winning writer Apricot Irving untangles her youth on a missionary compound in Haiti.

Apricot Irving grew up as a missionary’s daughter in Haiti. Her father was an agronomist, a man who hiked alone into the deforested hills to preach the gospel of trees/5(4).

“The Gospel of Trees is rich with such passionate insights; also, it’s a rare thing to find an insider account of missionary life not blunted by conventional piety. Very particularly sensitive to Haiti, this book is an object lesson for anyone wanting to do good in the world: forget about moving that mountain of sand with your tweezers; you.

The Gospel of Trees is an ambitious memoir: it’s both a personal reckoning and a much bigger historical one; it’s a microcosm of one missionary family and also a macrocosm of the tangled legacy of missionary work around the it, Apricot Irving recounts her personal experience growing up as a missionary’s daughter in Haiti–Ayiti Cherie–while weaving in meticulous and nuanced.

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My son, his wife and their two kids live permanently near St Marc managing Clean Water for Haiti, a bio sand filter operation. The Gospel of Trees resonated with me especially for that reason, but anyone interested in missions and or Haiti will find this book an invaluable resource as well/5.

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The Gospel of Trees is her first book. What Our Readers Are Saying Be the first to share your thoughts on this title. Product Details ISBN: Binding: Trade Paperback Publication date: 03/26/ Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER TRADE Pages: Height: IN Width: IN Author: Apricot Anderson IrvingAuthor: Apricot Irving.

“The Gospel of Trees is rich with such passionate insights; also, it’s a rare thing to find an insider account of missionary life not blunted by conventional piety. Very particularly sensitive to Haiti, this book is an object lesson for anyone wanting to do good in the world: forget about moving that mountain of sand with your tweezers; you.

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