Landscape of a Marriage : Central Park Was Only the Beginning Landscape of a Marriage : Central Park Was Only the Beginning

Landscape of a Marriage : Central Park Was Only the Beginning

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A marriage of convenience leads to a life of passion and purpose. A shared vision transforms the American landscape forever.
New York, 1858: Mary, a young widow with three children, agrees to marry her brother-in-law Frederick Law Olmsted, who is acting on his late brother's deathbed plea to "not let Mary suffer." But she craves more than a marriage of convenience and sets out to win her husband's love. Beginning with Central Park in New York City, Mary joins Fred on his quest to create a "beating green heart" in the center of every urban space.
Over the next forty years, Fred is inspired to create dozens of city parks, private estates, and public spaces with Mary at his side. Based upon real people and true events, this is the story of Mary's journey and personal growth and the challenges inherent in loving a brilliant and ambitious man.

GENRE
Fictie
VERTELLER
SNP
Stephanie Nemeth Parker
TAAL
EN
Engels
DUUR
09:46
u. min.
UITGEGEVEN
2022
1 november
UITGEVER
Tantor Media, Inc
GROOTTE
460,3
MB