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  • + BookPage interview ( "He hasn't had a drink in a decade and Yonder Stands Your Orphan is the first novel he wrote sober.")

    Yonder Stands a Writer

  • + BookPage interview ( "He hasn't had a drink in a decade and Yonder Stands Your Orphan is the first novel he wrote sober.")

    March 2004

  • This house, which he called the Orphan-House, he began to build about the year 1740, and afterwards finished it at a great expense.

    An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia, Volume 2

  • (Laughter.) "Orphan" is a word the Germans approved, and so we called it an orphanage, and the day of the Armistice they put outside on the wall a beautiful inscription, "Cardinal Mercier School."

    The German Occupation of Belgium

  • Christopher Banks, your detective hero, has to some extent stepped out of this genre, but the world of When We Were Orphan is quite a long way from that of these genteel mysteries, isn't it?

    A Conversation with Kazuo Ishiguro about Never Let Me Go

  • One thing I really adored in "Orphan's Tales" is how incredibly intertwined the stories are.

    Catherynne M. Valente - The Orphan's Tales Duology (Book Review)

  • One thing I really adored in "Orphan's Tales" is how incredibly intertwined the stories are.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • "Orphan" - Esther is unfailingly polite, a sensitive painter and pianist, a vision of traditional feminine charm in her prim dresses and bows.

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  • The weekend's other wide release, Warner Bros 'creepy "Orphan" -- starring Peter Sarsgaard and Vera Farmiga -- pulled in $12.8 million from an audience that was 55 percent female.

    CNN.com

  • I did a TV pilot called The Orphan and the Dude in 1975.

    KILLING WILLIS

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