The Orchardist

Set in the Pacific Northwest during the early twentieth century, Amanda Coplin's compelling debut novel tells the story of Talmadge, a stoic man who tends his fruit trees while avoiding human company. When two young girls seek shelter on his land, the events that follow unfold with heartstopping, lyric power. A Discover Great New Writers selection.

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