Overall Opinion and Thoughts about Orphan Train

Discuss the July 2016 Book of the Month, Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.

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Post by atonykamau » 19 Mar 2018, 07:34

I personally didn't like the book and i had a hard time following the plot of the story.

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Post by lbhatters » 09 Apr 2018, 15:46

I am a great fan of historical fiction and hisorical novels, and Orphan Train was one of the best books I have ever read. I love books where you are following the life of one character from beginning to end. I always am thrilled when a piece of history gets filled in that before was never there, even if the character herself was fictional.
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