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    At the edge of the orchard

    At the edge of the orchard

    At the edge of the orchard

    At the edge of the orchard

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    Levering 2-6 dager

    199,-

    ISBN:

    9780008135294

    Trykkeår:

    2016

    Utgitt:

    2016

    Utgave:

    1

    Vekt:

    428 gr

    Alder:

    Voksen

    At the edge of the orchard
    9780008135294

    Forlagets omtale:

    The sweeping and compelling new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.'Dark, brutal, moving, powerful' Jane Harris'A wonderful book; rich, evocative, original. I loved it' Joanne HarrisWhat happens when you can't run any further from your past?Ohio, 1838. James and Sadie LES MER Goodenough have settled in the Black Swamp, planting apple trees to claim the land as their own. Life is harsh in the swamp, and as fever picks off their children, husband and wife take solace in separate comforts. James patiently grows his sweet-tasting 'eaters' while Sadie gets drunk on applejack made fresh from 'spitters'. Their fighting takes its toll on all of the Goodenoughs - a battle that will resonate over the years and across America.Fifteen years later their youngest son, Robert, is drifting through Gold Rush California. Haunted by the broken family he fled years earlier, memories stick to him where mud once did. When he finds steady work for a plant collector, peace seems finally to be within reach. But the past is never really past, and one day Robert is forced to confront the brutal reason he left behind everything he loved.In this rich, powerful story, Tracy Chevalier is at her imaginative best, bringing to life the urge to wrestle with our roots, however deep and tangled they may be. LES MINDRE Forlagets omtale The sweeping and compelling new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.'Dark, brutal, moving, powerful' Jane Harris'A wonderful book; rich, evocative, original. I loved it' Joanne HarrisWhat happens when you can't run any further from your past?Ohio, 1838. James and Sadie Goodenough have settled in the Black Swamp, planting apple trees to claim the land as their own. Life is harsh in the swamp, and as fever picks off their children, husband and wife take solace in separate comforts. James patiently grows his sweet-tasting 'eaters' while Sadie gets drunk on applejack made fresh from 'spitters'. Their fighting takes its toll on all of the Goodenoughs - a battle that will resonate over the years and across America.Fifteen years later their youngest son, Robert, is drifting through Gold Rush California. Haunted by the broken family he fled years earlier, memories stick to him where mud once did. When he finds steady work for a plant collector, peace seems finally to be within reach. But the past is never really past, and one day Robert is forced to confront the brutal reason he left behind everything he loved.In this rich, powerful story, Tracy Chevalier is at her imaginative best, bringing to life the urge to wrestle with our roots, however deep and tangled they may be.

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