The Orchard by Adele Crockett Robertson
A Memoir

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A moving memoir of the Depression, recently discovered by the late author's daughter, recounts a young, single woman's laborious struggle to save her New England apple farm from going under. 25,000 first printing. National ad/promo.
 

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Published March 1, 1996 by G K Hall & Co. 278 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, Science & Math, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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An incomplete yet intriguing account of one woman's daily victories and defeats as she works to keep a New England farm going during the Great Depression.

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After the death of her father in the spring of 1932, Radcliffe graduate Adele Crockett left her city job to save the family apple orchard in Ipswich, Mass. She had to cope with a mountain of debt, agi

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After the death of her father in the spring of 1932, Radcliffe graduate Adele Crockett left her city job to save the family apple orchard in Ipswich, Mass.

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This compelling memoir of Adele Crockett Robertson, known as Kitty, chronicles just a few years of her life during the early 1930's.

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