The Orchardist (Paperback) - Coplin, Amanda

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At once intimate and epic, "The Orchardist" is historical fiction at its best, in the grand literary tradition of Michael Ondaatje, Marilynne Robinson, and Annie Proulx. In her stunningly original and haunting debut novel, Coplin evokes a powerful sense of place, mixing tenderness, and violence.

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780062188519
SKU 243389975
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0062188518
Release Date 3/5/2013
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 6L x 1.5T
Praise
"[The author] demonstrates that courage and compassion can transform unremarkable lives and redeem damaged souls." (starred review)
"Superb work from an abundantly gifted young writer." (starred review)
"[Coplin] depicts the frontier landscape and the plainspoken characters who inhabit it with dazzling clarity."
"Many contemporary novelists have revisited the question of what constitutes a family, but few have responded in a voice as resolute and fiercely poetic."
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Editors Note At once intimate and epic, The Orchardist is historical fiction at its best, in the grand literary tradition of William Faulkner, Marilynne Robinson, Michael Ondaatje, Annie Proulx, and Toni Morrison.In her stunningly original and haunting debut novel, Amanda Coplin evokes a powerful sense of place, mixing tenderness and violence as she spins an engrossing tale of a solitary orchardist who provides shelter to two runaway teenage girls in the untamed American West, and the dramatic consequences of his actions.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0448
Publisher Harper Perennial
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