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Hardback:At the Edge of the Orchard:2016 Hardback At the Edge of the Orchard
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Author: Chevalier, Tracy
Publication year: 2016
Language: English
Media Hardback
Classification: F/HIS
Publisher: The Borough Press, 2016
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0007350392 9780007350391
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1838. James and Sadie Goodenough have settled in the Black Swamp, planting apple trees to claim the land as their own. Life is harsh in the swamp, and as fever picks off their children, husband and wife take solace in separate comforts. James patiently grows his sweet-tasting `eaters' while Sadie gets drunk on applejack made fresh from `spitters'. Their fighting takes its toll on all of the Goodenoughs - a battle that will resonate over the years and across America.Fifteen years later their youngest son, Robert, is drifting through Gold Rush California and haunted by the broken family he fled years earlier. Memories stick to him where mud once did. When he finds steady work for a plant collector, peace seems finally to be within reach. But the past is never really past, and one day Robert is forced to confront the brutal reason he left behind everything he loved.In this rich, powerful story, Tracy Chevalier is at her imaginative best, bringing to life the urge to wrestle with our roo
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Interesting narrative of life in early America
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Hardback:Burning Bright:2007:hbk Hardback
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Media Hardback
Edition: hbk
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eAudio:Remarkable Creatures:2020 eAudio
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Language: English
Media eAudio
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Resource type: Electronic material
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eBook:Girl with a pearl earring:2006 eBook
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Media eBook
Publisher: Harper
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Hardback:The Last Runaway:2013 Hardback
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Year: 2013
Language: English
Media Hardback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Resource type: Physical
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Reading Group review. An interesting an informative book which provoked much discussion on emigratio
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eBook:At the edge of the orchard:2016 eBook
Author: Chevalier, Tracy
Year: 2016
Language: English
Media eBook
Publisher: The Borough Press
Resource type: Electronic material
1 online resource (400 pages) (ePub ebook)
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