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Book 4: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Hosted by the Consul of the Perth Foodies Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 28 Jul 19:00 - 21:00

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We are back with a new book!
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Please join us for interesting conversation, great food and wine.

How does it work? We read the book, we get together on the date, everyone brings a dish to share and wine. The location is a house so it will be disclosed near the date to those who have registered.

About the book
Between Protected content 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 luck or chance. 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.