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An American classic, The Orchard Keeper is the first novel by one of America's finest, most celebrated novelists. Set is a small, remote community in rural Tennessee in the years between the two world wars, it tells of John Wesley Rattner, a young boy, and Marion Sylder, an outlaw and bootlegger who, unbeknownst to either of them, has killed the boy's father. Together with Rattner's Uncle Ather, who belongs to a former age in his communion with nature and his stoic independence, they enact a drama that seems born of the land itself. All three are heroes of an intense and compelling celebration of values lost to time and industrialization.

  • ISBN-13: 9780679728726
  • ISBN-10: 0679728724
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: February 1993
  • Dimensions: 7.98 x 5.1 x 0.58 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.42 pounds
  • Page Count: 256