At the edge of the orchard [electronic resource]. Tracy Chevalier.
- ISBN: 9781101924990 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (7 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2016.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Hillary Huber.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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...
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