Jane Ciabattari http://wvxu.org en A Lyrical Portrait Of Life And Death In The Orchard http://wvxu.org/post/lyrical-portrait-life-and-death-orchard Amanda Coplin grew up in the apple-growing Wenatchee Valley, on the sunny side of Washington state's Cascade range, surrounded by her grandfather's orchards. Her glorious first novel, inspired by family history, takes you back to the days when you could buy what are now considered heirloom apples — Arkansas Blacks and Rhode Island Greenings — from the man who grew them, from bushel baskets lugged into town by mule-drawn wagon. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 11:03:00 +0000 Jane Ciabattari 2941 at http://wvxu.org A Lyrical Portrait Of Life And Death In The Orchard