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The orphan keeper : a novel, based on a true story / Camron Wright with Dave Pliler.

Wright, Camron Steve, author. (Author). Pliler, David, author. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville F WRIGHT C. (Text) 34706001536004 Adult Fiction Available -
Spencer County Public Library - Rockport FIC WRI (Text) 70741000140663 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629722245
  • ISBN: 1629722243
  • Physical Description: 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Shadow Mountain, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes study guide.
Summary, etc.: Seven-year-old Chellamuthu's life--and his destiny--is forever changed when he is kidnapped from his village in Southern India and sold to the Lincoln Home for Homeless Children. His family is desperate to find him, and Chellamuthu anxiously tells the Indian orphanage that he is not an orphan, he has a mother who loves him. But he is told not to worry, he will soon be adopted by a loving family in America. Chellamuthu is suddenly surrounded by a foreign land and a foreign language. He can't tell people that he already has a family and becomes consumed by a single, impossible question: How do I get home? But after more than a decade, home becomes a much more complicated idea as the Indian boy eventually sheds his past and receives a new name: Taj Khyber Rowland. It isn't until Taj meets an Indian family who helps him rediscover his roots, as well as marrying Priya, his wife, who helps him unveil the secrets of his past, that he begins to discover the truth he has all but forgotten.
Subject: Kidnapping victims > Fiction.
East Indian Americans > Fiction.

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