Orphan train : a novel
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Contributors
Toren, Suzanne, narrator.
Almasy, Jessica, narrator.
Published
Grand Haven, Michigan : Brilliance Audio, [2013]., Prince Frederick, Maryland :
Format
Unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
7 audio discs (8 hr., 35 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
Unavailable/Withdrawn

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Language
English
ISBN
9781480537385, 1480537381, 9781480537392, 148053739X
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 5.6, 13 Points

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Title from disc label.
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Compact discs.
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Duration: 8:35:00.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Jessica Almasy and Suzanne Toren.
Description
Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? As a young Irish immigrant, Vivian Daly was one such child, sent by rail from New York City to an uncertain future a world away. Returning east later in life, Vivian leads a quiet, peaceful existence on the coast of Maine, the memories of her upbringing rendered a hazy blur. But in her attic, hidden in trunks, are vestiges of a turbulent past. Seventeen-year-old Molly Ayer knows that community-service position helping an elderly widow clean out her attic is the only thing keeping her out of juvenile hall. But as Molly helps Vivian sort through her keepsakes and possessions, she discovers that she and Vivian aren't as different as they appear. A Penobscot Indian who has spent her youth in and out of foster homes, Molly is also an outsider being raised by strangers, and she, too, has unanswered questions about the past.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Kline, C. B., Toren, S., & Almasy, J. (2013). Orphan train: a novel (Unabridged.). Brilliance Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kline, Christina Baker, 1964-, Suzanne, Toren and Jessica, Almasy. 2013. Orphan Train: A Novel. Grand Haven, Michigan: Brilliance Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kline, Christina Baker, 1964-, Suzanne, Toren and Jessica, Almasy. Orphan Train: A Novel Grand Haven, Michigan: Brilliance Audio, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kline, Christina Baker, Suzanne Toren, and Jessica Almasy. Orphan Train: A Novel Unabridged., Brilliance Audio, 2013.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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