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Orphan train : a novel

Author: Christina Baker Kline
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvie and worse. As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, Molly learns that she and Vivian aren't as different as they seem to be. A young Irish immigrant orphaned in New York City, Vivian was put on a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Novels
Interviews
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Baker Kline
ISBN: 9780061950728 0061950726 9780062101204 006210120X 9780062278296 0062278290
OCLC Number: 795757353
Notes: "Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more."
Description: 278 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Christina Baker Kline.

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