Was a lovely story. The author and narrator really bring you so close to the raw emotions of the characters.
The narrator's voice took me a little while to get used to (thought it was quick), but she did a wonderful job with the accents and different characters.
Wonderful! Loved the juxtaposition of Molly's story and Vivian's. It was truly a remarkable book, touching and heart wrenching! The audio was the best I've heard so far!
This story was full of sad moments as well as happy ones. I've always wanted to adopt and this made my desires even more relevant. The part that affected me the most is how the orphans were automatically labeled misfits.
The story was not exactly boring. Sometimes it was even interesting. But overall it was an underdeveloped plot.
The orphan train concept was new to me. That historical apect was interesting. However the story itself never really grabbed my full attention
Many people seemed to like this book and the sample audio did not deter me so I decided to listen. In hindsight it was a waste of a credit. A rather short semi-boring story whose ending was abrupt.
I loved the manner in which the two life stories parallel and moved back and forth. It was also nice to have a little historical fiction included. My great grandfather was from Cork County Ireland. I have never thought about what he went through in coming to America! Maybe a little research is in order.
A narrative that begged to be told ... this story illuminates the dark places of this journey called life with heart, hope, and even a kind of happiness that is found when you least expect it.
Wow- a must read!! I want to hear more about these characters. So much to connect with in this story. Thank you Christina Baker Kline.