[PDF / Epub] ★ The Orphan Collector ✪ Ellen Marie Wiseman – Writerscompany.co.uk

The Orphan Collector Ellen Marie Wiseman, Acclaimed Author Of What She Left Behind And The Life She Was Given, Weaves The Stories Of Two Very Different Women Into A Page Turning Novel As Suspenseful As It Is Poignant, Set Amid One Of History S Deadliest Pandemics In The Fall Of , Thirteen Year Old German Immigrant Pia Lange Longs To Be Far From Philadelphia S Overcrowded Streets And Slums, And From The Anti German Sentiment That Compelled Her Father To Enlist In The US Army, Hoping To Prove His Loyalty But An Even Urgent Threat Has Arrived Spanish Influenza Is Spreading Through The City Soon, Dead And Dying Are Everywhere With No Food At Home, Pia Must Venture Out In Search Of Supplies, Leaving Her Infant Twin Brothers Alone Since Her Baby Died Days Ago, Bernice Groves Has Been Lost In Grief And Bitterness If Doctors Hadn T Been So Busy Tending To Hordes Of Immigrants, Perhaps They Could Have Saved Her Son When Bernice Sees Pia Leaving Her Tenement Across The Way, She Is Buoyed By A Shocking, Life Altering Decision That Leads Her On A Sinister Mission To Transform The City S Orphans And Immigrant Children Into What She Feels Are True Americans As Pia Navigates The City S Somber Neighborhoods, She Cannot Know That Her Brothers Won T Be Home When She Returns And It Will Be A Long And Arduous Journey To Learn What Happened Even As Bernice Plots To Keep The Truth Hidden At Any Cost Only With Persistence, And The Courage To Face Her Own Shame And Fear, Will Pia Put The Pieces Together And Find The Strength To Risk Everything To See Justice At Last


10 thoughts on “The Orphan Collector

  1. says:

    FULL REVIEW NOW UP As I write this review, I m in awe In awe of this novel, of Ms Wiseman s writing, and of this story First, however, let me back up.It starts with a simple itch in the throat Sudden


  2. says:

    In the fall of 1918, thirteen year old German immigrant Pia Lange longs to be far from Philadelphia s overcrowded streets and slums, and from the anti German sentiment that compelled her father to enlist in


  3. says:

    Reading a Ellen Marie Wiseman book is a treat It transports you to that time period, you are sitting in that room, in that house This book is set during the Spanish influenza, I was in the room, smelling the


  4. says:

    I ll add my review closer to pub date


  5. says:

    Ellen Marie Wiseman has written a sensational, emotionally intense novel, combining the best of humanity with the worst, amidst a world war and a pandemic of staggering proportions.Pia is 13 when influenza stri


  6. says:

    They don t get any better than this wonderful story.


  7. says:

    If you haven t read Ellen Marie Wiseman s work before, you re in for a treat with her latest, The Orphan Collector Wiseman is a master of spinning tales, but notably, a gifted historian and researcher Each of he


  8. says:

    I can t wait for everyone to meet Pia Lange, a young immigrant living in the slums of Philadelphia who loses her mother during the deadly Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 and is left to take care of her twin baby brot


  9. says:

    Ellen Marie Wiseman, with her gift of very descriptive writing and such detailed research, easily transports the reader to this horrible time in history when the deadly Spanish flu was spreading so quickly She make


  10. says:

    Set in the fall of 1918 when the Spanish flu breaks out and running rampant, thirteen year old Pia Lange experiences what no young child should ever have to The war is finally over, but her father is still stationed


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