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.
As editor of Harper’s magazine, Willie Morris turned it into the magazine to read. David Halberstam and Norman Mailer are just two of the writers he edited. Not only was Morris a gifted editor, he was the author of more than a dozen books, including “My Dog Skip” and “North Toward Home.”
- Larry L. King novelist, journalist and playwright. He is the author of the play "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
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