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The orchardist
Title:
The orchardist
Edition:
Unabridged.
Publication Information:
[Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2012.
ISBN:
9781470827816
Physical Description:
1 sound file (14 hr., 29 min., 27 sec.) : digital.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.

Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 208248 KB).
Language:
English
General Note:
Duration: ca. 14:12:00.
Abstract:
Set in the untamed American West, a highly original and haunting debut novel about a makeshift family whose dramatic lives are shaped by violence, love, and an indelible connection to the land.

At the turn of the twentieth century, in a rural stretch of the Pacific Northwest in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, an orchardist named Talmadge carefully tends the grove of fruit trees he has cultivated for nearly half a century. A gentle, solitary man, he finds solace and purpose in the sweetness of the apples, apricots, and plums he grows, and in the quiet, beating heart of the land. Everything he is and has known is tied to this patch of earth...
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