TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Christina Baker Kline, author of “Orphan Train,” The University of Alabama’s 2017 Honors College Common Book, will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Moody Concert Hall.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
“Orphan Train,” published in 2013, depicts the relationship between a teenager in foster care and an elderly woman who rode the orphan trains in her youth, traveling from New York to the Midwest, where she was taken in by a series of families.
The book spent more than two years on The New York Times’ bestseller list.
Baker Kline is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including her most recent novel, “A Piece of the World,” published in 2017. “A Piece of the World” is a fictionalized memoir of Christina Olson, model for the artist Andrew Wyeth.
For more details, contact Alicia R. Browne, director of college relations, Honors College, 205/348-5557 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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