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

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

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The orphan keeper : a novel, based on a true story
Title
The orphan keeper
Title remainder
a novel, based on a true story
Statement of responsibility
Camron Wright with Dave Pliler
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
UPB/DLC
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Wright, Camron Steve
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.R53
LC item number
O77 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pliler, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kidnapping victims
  • East Indian Americans
Label
The orphan keeper : a novel, based on a true story, Camron Wright with Dave Pliler
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1682012
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9781629723327
Lccn
2016008709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1682012
  • (OCoLC)941583343
Label
The orphan keeper : a novel, based on a true story, Camron Wright with Dave Pliler
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1682012
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9781629723327
Lccn
2016008709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1682012
  • (OCoLC)941583343

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