The orphan keeper : a novel, based on a true story / Camron Wright with Dave Pliler.
- 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
4 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville||F WRIGHT C. (Text)||34706001536004||Adult Fiction||Available||-|
|Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library||FIC WRI (Text)||70741000140663||Adult Fiction||Checked out||05/04/2017|
|Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse||FIC WRI (Text)||50577011058084||Adult New Books||In transit||-|
- ISBN: 9781629722245
- ISBN: 1629722243
- Physical Description: 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Shadow Mountain, 
- Copyright: ©2016
|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.
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