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At the edge of the orchard

Tracy Chevalier

At the edge of the orchard

by Tracy Chevalier

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Families,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Farmers,
  • Large type books,
  • Fruit growers,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    James Goodenough, whose family had originally settled in Connecticut from England brings his family to Ohio to carve out a new life for them in the Black Swamp in 1838. As swamp fever gradually picks off their children and they wrestle daily with survival. This course will see their family engulfed in tragedy and fifteen years later we pick up with their youngest son, Robert who has been running west since the trying to escape his memories of what happened, taking solace in a very different kind of tree--the redwoods and sequoias of California. But Robert"s past catches up with him and he"s forced to confront what he"s running from and work out for himself that you can"t run for ever.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTracy Chevalier
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.H4367 A94 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination419 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages419
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27205117M
    ISBN 101410485404
    ISBN 109781410485403
    LC Control Number2016005499
    OCLC/WorldCa930257386

      As a look at the stark realities of frontier life, At the Edge of the Orchard is a lovely guide. Chevalier has clearly done appropriate research on the era, and she presents it well. Flat characters (aside from Sadie), however, make this book interesting only for that aspect. Tracy Chevalier is the author of ten novels, including At the Edge of the Orchard, Remarkable Creatures and Girl with a Pearl Earring, an international bestseller that has sold over five million copies and won the Barnes and Noble Discover Award. Born in Washington DC, in she moved to London, where she lives with her husband and son/5().

    Chevalier tells a fierce, beautifully crafted story in At the Edge of the Orchard, On the edge. I thought this book was just a little slow in the beginning but WOW. I could hardly stop listening when I had to work. I am looking forward to more books by this author. At the Edge of the Orchard James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck – in the muddy, stagnant swamps of s Ohio. They and their 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.

      Buy At the Edge of the Orchard 1st Edition by Chevalier, Tracy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5().   At the Edge of the Orchard (Book): Chevalier, Tracy: James Goodenough, whose family had originally settled in Connecticut from England brings his family to Ohio to carve out a new life for them in the Black Swamp in As swamp fever gradually picks off their children and they wrestle daily with survival. This course will see their family engulfed in .


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Tracy Chevalier’s new novel, At the Edge of the Orchard, is a heartbreaking narrative of an Ohio pioneer family’s struggles that bears no resemblance to the pastoral stories in the Little House series.

The novel begins amid the loamy misery of 19th-century rural Ohio. About At the Edge of the Orchard “With impeccable research and flawless prose, Chevalier perfectly conjures the grandeur of the pristine Wild West and the everyday adventurers—male and female—who were bold enough or foolish enough to be drawn to the unknown.

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Time slips back Author: Corinna Lothar. At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier is a story of the Goodenough family, Connecticut transplants to Ohios Black Swamp. The husband and wife argue over their apple trees. He wants to graft them to increase the production of edible fruit, while she wants to keep what they have to make more Apple Jack for her own consumption/5.

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For James, apples are an obsession, a reminder of his family’s home in Connecticut, and for Sadie, they’re both a source of jealousy and of respite from the brutalities of pioneer living.

It's called At the Edge of the Orchard, and it follows the lives of James and Sadie Goodenough, two characters who are at each other's throats for much of the book.

Sadie is a violent, abusive. “They were fighting over apples again” is the opening sentence of Chevalier’s “At the Edge of the Orchard,” and for the first third of the book. At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier.

Viking, $(p) ISBN More By and About This Author Audio book sample courtesy of Penguin Random House Audio. Buy this book. Spanning 15 years and a journey from the Black Swamp of northeastern Ohio to California’s redwood forests, Chevalier’s (The Last Runaway,etc.) latest draws readers into the simple highs and the frequent lows of 19th-century pioneer it comes to apples, James Goodenough “craved them more than whiskey or tobacco or coffee or sex.”.

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Sadie was smirking into her pie.Ma • The author's latest book, At the Edge of the Orchard, follows a pioneer family growing apple trees in Ohio. Chevalier says she got the idea after hearing the real story of.