ONLINE BOOK The Orphan Train author Aurand Harris – gh4crew.co.uk
To families across the country beetween 1854 and 1929 Some were given to truly good people wanting a child while other children ended up n families who were looking for free labor The author does a great job telling the story of these orphan trains through the lives of two women Molly and Vivian who Inishowen intertwine the past and present This could have been a great book For the most part I enjoyed the part that takes placen the past but did not like the modern storyline so much The author Clearly Was Pushing A was pushing a agenda and the foster mother n the modern storyline was a caricature of what the author
thinks a right wing Christian s like The author s clearly anti Christian a right wing Christian s like The author La muñeca asesina is clearly anti Christian all of the charactersn the book that are Christians are the bad guys I wouldn t mind so much f the author knew anything about the Christian rel. Played by as few as 1 man and 1 womanOrphaned unwanted children seeking a hope of home any home anywhere There's Mary Evie spunky Pegeen Annie and Little Lucy a uiet one There's Frank who later becomes Frankie a small girl Raymond Lucky and Danny the song and dance boy And there are the men and women hoping for children The lonesome whistle wails as the Loved this book 1920 s 30 sbeautiful descriptive readingI love to read historical fiction This book tells the story of Vivian born Niamh Ireland now n her 90s who came from New York to Minnesota at a time when our country had no system for caring for orphans Left to churches and charities to deal with these
children and taken to various cities and given to anyone who wanted a child The result for some was no better and taken to various cities and given to anyone who wanted a child The result for some was no better being a slave some found loving homes and a better life This story The Housekeeper and the Professor is of Molly a foster childn present day As the story unfolds and both of these people come to peace with their past they discover they have much n common than you would thinkWonderful read an have much n common than you would thinkWonderful read an book This was a part of American history that I had never heard of Trains that ran from the east coast full of orphan children to be given. Play script by Aurand Harris A highly theatrical story moving amusing and always tellingly human of nine orphans on an Orphan Train that left New York City on May 28 1914 and traveled to midwestern towns n search of homes for the children Open stage period costumes of the day Written for 3 boys and 6 girls one dressed as a boy 7 men and 8 women who may be.