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By Victoria Golden

ISBN-10: 0999768506

ISBN-13: 9780999768501

From 1854 to the early Nineteen Thirties, the yank Orphan Trains transported 250,000 teenagers from the streets and orphanages of the East Coast into houses within the rising West. regrettably, households anticipating the trains weren’t consistently goals come true—many occasions they have been nightmares.

William Walters used to be little greater than a child while his sister deposited him and his brother on an Orphan educate heading to locations unknown. Separated from his brother and passed over to a merciless New Mexico couple, William confronted a poor trial. via his energy and resilience, notwithstanding, his lifestyles turned a awesome adventure.

Whether he used to be escaping his abusers, leaping freights as a preteen in the course of the nice melancholy, infiltrating Japanese-held islands as a teenage Marine in the course of international warfare II, or dating the girl with whom he may eventually construct a loving domestic, William’s fabulous quest paralleled the tumult of the 20 th century—and personified the yank Dream.

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