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The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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Jan 20, 12

bookshelves: 2012, california, fiction
Read from January 05 to 09, 2012

A wonderfully written story about a woman, Victoria, trying to pick up the pieces of her life after having been shuffled around foster homes in San Francisco. The use/meaning of flowers as a mechanicism for normalcy is a key element towards understanding Victoria and the decisions that she makes throughout her life. There are also a slew of issues subtly delt with: homelessness, abuse, trust, loyalty, motherhood, friendship, etc. A great novel full of layers.

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