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The Orphan's Tale - Pam Jenoff
The Orphan's Tale
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The Nightingale meets Water for Elephants in this powerful novel of friendship and sacrifice, set in a traveling circus during World War II, by international bestselling author Pam Jenoff.Seventeen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier during the... show more
The Nightingale meets Water for Elephants in this powerful novel of friendship and sacrifice, set in a traveling circus during World War II, by international bestselling author Pam Jenoff.Seventeen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier during the occupation of her native Holland. Heartbroken over the loss of the baby she w
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780778319818 (0778319814)
ASIN: 778319814
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.0 The Orphan's Tale
I really enjoyed this novel. I feel that although I didn’t love the main character like I should, I admired the secondary characters for who they were and what they stood for. The main character Noa, she frustrated me too much. From the beginning, she wanted her independence but she didn’t have the ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 The unspeakable horror of the Holocaust is never ending!
The familiar theme of the Holocaust is placed into an unfamiliar venue, that of a traveling circus. The novel is loosely based on a true story about a German circus that sheltered a family of Jews during the war. Because the attributes of the characters were reassigned to alternate characters, in or...
100 Pages A Day...Stephanie's Book Reviews
100 Pages A Day...Stephanie's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Orphan's Tale
Noa has been cast out of her parents house at sixteen after becoming pregnant with a Nazi soldier's baby. After the baby is born with a darker complexion than her perfect Aryan features, the baby is taken from her. Noa finds work at a train station where she must watch people come through on their w...
Fee's Fleeting Thoughts
Fee's Fleeting Thoughts rated it
5.0 My Review of The Orphan's Tale
The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff follows Noa, a sixteen year old girl, who's father kicks her out of the house for getting pregnant by a Nazi soldier, and we are given the story from Noa's POV. We are later introduced to Astrid, a trapeze performer with the German circus, and we get the story from he...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
3.5 The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff
A special thank you to NetGalley and Harlequin Canada MIRA for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. The story opens with a 90-year-old woman visiting a museum exhibit that transports her back in time to war-torn Europe in 1944. After becoming pregnant by a Nazi solder at sixteen, Noa is forc...
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