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At the End of the Orchard John D. Nesbitt

At the End of the Orchard

John D. Nesbitt

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Charlie Mullen does field work and follows the crops. When he goes to work on a peach picking crew and stays in the labor camp, he meets a couple of girls, gets one of them into the back seat of his car, and ends up as a suspect in a murder. At theMoreCharlie Mullen does field work and follows the crops. When he goes to work on a peach picking crew and stays in the labor camp, he meets a couple of girls, gets one of them into the back seat of his car, and ends up as a suspect in a murder. At the End of the Orchard features a realistic portrayal of migrant farmworker life in the 1960s, a colorful cast of characters, a compelling narrative voice, and the hard-edged realism of a tight mystery/noir story, These elements helped this story win the Western Writers of America Spur award for best short story in 2010.