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Searching for You

Label
Searching for You
Title
Searching for You
Statement of responsibility
Jody Hedlund
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She's had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children's Aid Society has established a special service: placing out seamstresses and trade girls. Even though Elise doesn't want to leave her sisters for a job in Illinois, she realises this may be their last chance. The son of one of New York City's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Thornton Quincy faces a dilemma. His father is dying, and in order to decide which of his sons will inherit everything, he is requiring them to do two things in six months: build a sustainable town along the Illinois Central Railroad, and get married. Thornton is tired of standing in his twin brother's shadow and is determined to win his father's challenge. He doesn't plan on meeting a feisty young woman on his way west, though
Member of
Summary
Committing herself to protecting two children after witnessing a crime, Sophie flees 1850s New York aboard an orphan train and reluctantly requests help from an old friend, a disadvantaged farmer with haunted memories
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10746156
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hedlund, Jody
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Orphan train novels (Jody Hedlund)
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Religious literature
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Searching for You
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Contents
Fiction
Edition
Large print edition.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432859848
Physical substance
Hardback.
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Searching for You
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Contents
Fiction
Edition
Large print edition.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432859848
Physical substance
Hardback.
Specific material designation
large print

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