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By Victoria Golden

ISBN-10: 0999768506

ISBN-13: 9780999768501

From 1854 to the early Nineteen Thirties, the yankee Orphan Trains transported 250,000 young ones from the streets and orphanages of the East Coast into houses within the rising West. regrettably, households watching for the trains weren’t constantly goals come true—many instances they have been nightmares.

William Walters used to be little greater than a baby whilst his sister deposited him and his brother on an Orphan teach heading to locations unknown. Separated from his brother and passed over to a merciless New Mexico couple, William confronted a negative trial. via his power and resilience, although, his lifestyles grew to become a outstanding adventure.

Whether he was once 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 global struggle II, or dating the girl with whom he could ultimately construct a loving domestic, William’s spectacular quest paralleled the tumult of the 20 th century—and personified the yankee Dream.

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