“A captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship”
NO MAJOR SPOILERS
In Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan Train: A Novel, two women, with seemingly disparate lives, meet under a contrived situation and embark upon a journey of shared discovery. Each learns to see beneath surface impressions and discover deeply felt commonalties.
As a young child, Vivian Daly had been scooped up out of 1929 New York tenement and sent west on a Depression era Orphan Train.