July 2014

Orphan Train

Author: Christina Baker Kline

The Deercreek Literary Circle will be reading and reviewing The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. At Cary Flynn’s home on July 21.

The author of Bird in Hand and The Way Life Should Be delivers her most ambitious and powerful novel to date: a captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship.

A 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to questions no one has ever thought to...more The Orphan Train is an engaging story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to questions no one has ever thought to ask.

Rich in detail and epic in scope, Orphan Train has been described as a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of second chances, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are.

Interested in joining the Literary Circle? Contact Pat Gross, pgro9@aol.com.