The Orchardist

The Orchardist

[a Novel]

Audiobook CD - 2012
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Set in the untamed American West, a highly original and haunting debut novel about a makeshift family whose dramatic lives are shaped by violence, love, and an indelible connection to the land.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2012
Edition: Library ed., unabridged
ISBN: 9781470827793
1470827794
Branch Call Number: CD Fiction COPLIN
Characteristics: 12 sound discs (ca. 14 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in

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At the turn of the 20th century in a rural stretch of the Pacific Northwest, a gentle solitary orchardist, Talmadge, tends to apples and apricots. Then two feral, pregnant girls and armed gunmen set Talmadge on an irrevocable course not only to save and protect but to reconcile the ghosts of his ... Read More »

At the turn of the 20th century in a rural stretch of the Pacific Northwest, a gentle solitary orchardist, Talmadge, tends to apples and apricots. Then two feral, pregnant girls and armed gunmen set Talmadge on an irrevocable course not only to save and protect but to reconcile the ghosts of his ... Read More »


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Nov 28, 2015

I loved the audio of the Orchardist. The description of the land, the sparse dialog, and the slow unfolding of the story convey a sense of the Orchardist himself - a steady, reliable, kind man of few words with an unspoken yearning to love and be loved.

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