The Orphan s Tale
Score: 4
From 42 Ratings

The Orphan s Tale


  • Author : Pam Jenoff
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Release Date : 2017-02-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781460396421


The Orphan s Tale Book Description :

Look out for Pam’s new book, The Lost Girls of Paris, a story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female spies during World War II. A New York Times bestseller! “Readers who enjoyed Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale and Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants will embrace this novel. “ —Library Journal “Secrets, lies, treachery, and passion…. I read this novel in a headlong rush.” —Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train A powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, The Orphan’s Tale introduces two extraordinary women and their harrowing stories of sacrifice and survival Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pr...

The Orphan s Tale
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Orphan s Tale


  • Author : Pam Jenoff
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
  • Release Date : 2017-03-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781489214577


The Orphan s Tale Book Description :

The Nightingale meets Water for Elephants in this powerful novel of friendship and sacrifice, set in a traveling circus during World War II, by international bestselling author Pam Jenoff. Seventeen–year–old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier during the occupation of her native Holland. Heartbroken over the loss of the baby she was forced to give up for adoption, she lives above a small German rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep. When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants, unknown children ripped from their parents and headed for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the baby that was taken from her. In a moment that will change the course of her life, she steal...

The Orphan s Tale
Score: 4
From 43 Ratings

The Orphan s Tale


  • Author : Pam Jenoff
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2017-02-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781474056700


The Orphan s Tale Book Description :

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ‘Secrets, lies, treachery, and passion... I read this novel in a headlong rush.’ – Christina Barker Kline, #1 bestselling author of Orphan Train...

An Orphan   s Tale

An Orphan s Tale


  • Author : Valerie Miller
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2020-02-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781532091520


An Orphan s Tale Book Description :

As Maryanne grows up during the 1940s in Philadelphia, life is far from ordinary. When she is just five years old, her mother passes away. After Maryanne’s father proves to be incapable of caring for her and her siblings, she moves in and out of multiple foster homes, eventually landing in an orphanage for the duration of her childhood and adolescence. Throughout life’s ups and downs, Maryanne learns to keep herself grounded, to never give up, and know in her heart that life has a way of taking the worst and making the best. Sadly, Maryanne never realizes the true meaning of family—until she meets her brother’s friend, William. But will Maryanne somehow find the courage to continue onward—even after losing everything—and overcome her obst...

The Orphan s Tales  In the Night Garden
Score: 4
From 42 Ratings

The Orphan s Tales In the Night Garden


  • Author : Catherynne Valente
  • Publisher : Spectra
  • Release Date : 2006-10-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0553903101


The Orphan s Tales In the Night Garden Book Description :

A Book of Wonders for Grown-Up Readers Every once in a great while a book comes along that reminds us of the magic spell that stories can cast over us–to dazzle, entertain, and enlighten. Welcome to the Arabian Nights for our time–a lush and fantastical epic guaranteed to spirit you away from the very first page . . . Secreted away in a garden, a lonely girl spins stories to warm a curious prince: peculiar feats and unspeakable fates that loop through each other and back again to meet in the tapestry of her voice. Inked on her eyelids, each twisting, tattooed tale is a piece in the puzzle of the girl’s own hidden history. And what tales she tells! Tales of shape-shifting witches and wild horsewomen, heron kings and beast princesses, snake gods,...

The Orphan Master s Son
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Orphan Master s Son


  • Author : Adam Johnson
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812992793


The Orphan Master s Son Book Description :

The son of a singer mother whose career forcibly separated her from her family and an influential father who runs an orphan work camp, Pak Jun Do rises to prominence using instinctive talents and eventually becomes a professional kidnapper and romantic rival to Kim Jong Il. By the author of Parasites Like Us....

ODERA

ODERA


  • Author : Nkem DenChukwu
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2014-12-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496941664


ODERA Book Description :

My big brother, Eto, is 26. Me, I am 15 years old. He and I love to explore; and each day is a brand new adventure for us. We loved running through the woods and going to that part of the woods where “The Forbidden Lake” is located. Every time we would go to the Lake, it always felt like the very first time we discovered it....

The Lost Girls of Paris
Score: 3.5
From 51 Ratings

The Lost Girls of Paris


  • Author : Pam Jenoff
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2019-01-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781460398760


The Lost Girls of Paris Book Description :

A New York Times Bestseller “Fraught with danger, filled with mystery, and meticulously researched, The Lost Girls of Paris is a fascinating tale of the hidden women who helped to win the war.” —Lisa Wingate, New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours From the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan’s Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II. 1946, Manhattan One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs—each of a different woman. I...

The Orphan s Tales  In the Cities of Coin and Spice
Score: 4.5
From 20 Ratings

The Orphan s Tales In the Cities of Coin and Spice


  • Author : Catherynne Valente
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2007-10-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0553904418


The Orphan s Tales In the Cities of Coin and Spice Book Description :

Catherynne M. Valente enchanted readers with her spellbinding In the Night Garden. Now she continues to weave her storytelling magic in a new book of Orphan’s Tales—an epic of the fantastic and the exotic, the monstrous and mysterious, that will transport you far away from the everyday…. Her name and origins are unknown, but the endless tales inked upon this orphan’s eyelids weave a spell over all who listen to her read her secret history. And who can resist the stories she tells? From the Lake of the Dead and the City of Marrow to the artists who remain behind in a ghost city of spice, here are stories of hedgehog warriors and winged skeletons, loyal leopards and sparrow calligraphers. Nothing is too fantastic, anything can happen, but you...

Abandoned and Forgotten
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

Abandoned and Forgotten


  • Author : Evelyne Tannehill
  • Publisher : Wheatmark, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781587366932


Abandoned and Forgotten Book Description :

Much has been written about World War II, but not often do we hear about the immeasurable suffering of the Germans who wanted no part of Hitler's regime. "Abandoned and Forgotten" is the memoir of a young girl growing up in the then-German province of East Prussia by the Baltic Sea. Orphaned at the age of nine and left to fend for herself in a hostile world, Evelyne Tannehill witnessed firsthand what happens when law and order break down and self-preservation becomes the only thing that matters. Her journey is a poignant example of how resilient the human spirit can be, even in the face of war's greatest horrors....