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    • Orphan Number Eight

    • A Novel
    • By: Kim van Alkemade
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt, Ginny Auer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 276

    In 1919, Rachel Rabinowitz is a vivacious four-year-old living with her family in a crowded tenement on New York City's Lower East Side. When tragedy strikes, Rachel is separated from her brother, Sam, and sent to a Jewish orphanage where Dr. Mildred Solomon is conducting medical research. Subjected to X-ray treatments that leave her disfigured, Rachel suffers years of cruel harassment from the other orphans.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Characters not fleshed out enough

    • By MissSusie66 on 08-18-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Bachelor Girl

    • By: Kim Van Alkemade
    • Narrated by: Corey Brill, Andi Arndt
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    When the owner of the New York Yankees baseball team, Colonel Jacob Ruppert, takes Helen Winthrope, a young actress, under his wing, she thinks it's because of his guilt over her father's accidental death - and so does Albert Kramer, Ruppert's handsome personal secretary. Helen and Albert develop a deepening bond the closer they become to Ruppert, an eccentric millionaire who demands their loyalty in return for his lavish generosity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book, well read

    • By Katherine on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $22.67