Orphan in America (Paperback)

By Nanette L. Avery

Createspace, 9781495433405, 628pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2014



Bringing back to the twenty-first century an epic novel of substance and style, Orphan in America is a compelling fiction that follows three generations across vast distances and the impact of a dark and unfamiliar episode of America’s past; the Orphan Train.

About the Author

While laying the groundwork for Orphan in America, Avery spent several years traveling across the country and immersing herself in the history and lifestyle of 19th century America. With two postgraduate degrees and a long career as a writer and educator, Nanette L. Avery takes her readers to the next level with her latest novel Orphan in America.

Praise For Orphan in America

"A beautifully written, effortlessly measured historical novel.” - Kirkus Reviews

"This is storytelling at its best, a deeply engrossing tale about an unforgettable collection of original characters. " - Karyn Saemann, Foreword Clarion Reviews (Five out of Five stars)

"Orphan in America succeeds because of its realistic setting and winning characters." - IndieReader -(Top-Rated Review)

Selected as one of The Best Indie Books of 2014 by Kirkus Reviews