New York Times Bestseller
The Orphan's Tale
A powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, The Orphan's Tale introduces two extraordinary women and their harrowing stories of sacrifice and survival
Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep… When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will change the course of her life, she steals one of the babies and flees into the snowy night. more...
A tribute to the human spirit that soars in the midst of epic despair
Secrets, lies, treachery, and passion…. I read this novel in a headlong rush.
~ Christina Baker Kline
#1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train
In prose that is beautiful, ethereal, and poignant, The Orphan's Tale is a novel you won't be able to put down.
A gripping story about the power of friendship to save and redeem even in the darkest of circumstances
~Melanie Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of
The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife
Jenoff expertly performs a pirouetting tale worthy of a standing ovation.
New York Times bestselling author of The Mapmaker's Children
The Orphan's Tale is a wonderfully compelling story...The story grips from the very first page.
~Margaret Leroy, author of The Soldier's Wife
The Orphan's Tale begins with the most riveting first chapter I've ever read. With deftness and emotion, Jenoff sets
in motion a compelling story of friendship and courage during the Second World War.
author of The Paris Architect and House of Thieves
A beautiful and heart wrenching novel...Jenoff mesmerizes with her ability to weave in historical detail with
a story that explores love, friendship, and the endurance of the human spirit. A marvelous and satisfying read!
~Alyson Richman, bestselling author of The Lost Wife
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