A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
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- Marvin Hamlisch Principal Pops Conductor with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and National Symphony Orchestra. He has won three Oscars, four Grammys, four Tonys, and a Pulitzer Prize for his work on Broadway, in film and in television.
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