At the edge of the orchard : a novel / Tracy Chevalier.
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|Dorchester - St. George Main Library||AUDIO CD:7 FIC CHE (Text)||30018005109448||Adult Audiobook CD||Available||-|
|Dorchester - Summerville Branch||AUDIO CD:7 FIC CHE (Text)||30018005113226||Adult Audiobook CD||Available||-|
|York - Rock Hill Branch||AUD CHEVALIER (Text)||33205011280688||Adult Books On CD||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1504683498
- ISBN: 9781504683494
- Physical Description: 8 audio discs (10 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 
- Copyright: ℗2016
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Read by Hillary Huber, Mark Bramhall, Kirby Heyborne, Cassandra Morris.
From internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier, a riveting drama of a pioneer family on the American frontier1838: James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck-in the muddy, stagnant swamps of northwest Ohio. They and their five children work relentlessly to tame their patch of land, buying saplings from a local tree man known as John Appleseed so they can cultivate the fifty apple trees required to stake their claim on the property. But the orchard they plant sows the seeds of a long battle. James loves the apples, reminders of an easier life back in Connecticut; while Sadie prefers the applejack they make, an alcoholic refuge from brutal frontier life.1853: Their youngest child, Robert, is wandering through Gold Rush California. Restless and haunted by the broken family he left behind, he has made his way alone across the country. In the redwood and giant sequoia groves he finds some solace, collecting seeds for a naturalist who sells plants from the new world to the gardeners of England. But you can run only so far, even in America, and when Robert's past makes an unexpected appearance, he must decide whether to strike out again or stake his own claim to a home at last. Chevalier tells a fierce, beautifully crafted story in At the Edge of the Orchard, her most graceful and richly imagined work yet.
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