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The orchardist

Author: Amanda Coplin
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the turn of the 20th century in a rural stretch of the Pacific Northwest, a solitary orchardist, Talmadge, tends to apples and apricots as if they were loved ones. A gentle man, he's found solace in the sweetness of the fruit he grows and the quiet, beating heart of the land he cultivates.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Coplin
ISBN: 9781780222745 1780222742
OCLC Number: 856198766
Awards: Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013 (UK)
Description: 426 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Amanda Coplin.

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'A haunting and epic debut with shades of Steinbeck' [GRAZIA] about a makeshift family in the untamed American West. Includes Reading Group Notes.  Read more...

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This accomplished debut novel by American writer Amanda Coplin is a powerful and deceptively complex tale of sorrow, yearning and humanity. * BIG ISSUES IN THE NORTH * The Orchardist is a good first Read more...

 
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