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At the Edge of the Orchard - Tracy Chevalier
At the Edge of the Orchard
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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... show more
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 Appl
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780525953005 (0525953000)
ASIN: 525953000
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
3.5 At the Edge of the Orchard
I'm trying to catch up on my back reviews, but I wanted to review this one with Pachinko. I read them one after the other (if we're only counting 'adult' novels), and I thought they paired well together. They're both big family epics specifically tied to place. I picked this book on a whim. It's t...
Just Olga and her books
Just Olga and her books rated it
5.0 I enjoyed the story, the characters, the historical detail, the beautiful language and yes, the trees too
Thanks to NetGalley and to HarperCollins UK, HarperFiction, The Borough Press for providing me with an ARC copy of this book that I voluntarily choose to review. Tracy Chevalier was one of the authors that I had wanted to read for a long while but somehow never got around to it. When I saw this titl...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
4.0 It is a sad book about a life of hardship, but well worth the read.
At The Edge Of The Orchard, Tracy Chevalier, author; Hillary Huber, Mark Bramhall, Kirby Heyborne, Cassandra Morris, narrators It is 1838 and Sadie and James Goodenough, from CT, were traveling west having been asked to leave his family farm. Apparently, it was not big enough for all of the family m...
Reader! Reader!
Reader! Reader! rated it
4.0 At the Edge of the Orchard
I wouldn't say this will be one of the best of 2016, but this is nonetheless a good book and a super fast read. Good historical fiction--fictional people doing real things in real places, with a few real people thrown into the mix.Robert Goodenough is brought up, at least to age 9, in the Black Swam...
Marjorie's World of Books
Marjorie's World of Books rated it
4.0 Intense story of pioneer life
This is an intense story of a married couple, Sadie and James Goodenough, and their children who settled in the swamps of Ohio in 1838. James has a love of apples and struggles with the muddy swampland to grow an apple orchard. He buys his seeds and saplings from none other than Johnny Appleseed. ...
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