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    No. 1

    Orphan #8: A Novel

    by Kim Van Alkemade

    A stunning debut novel of historical fiction set in the forgotten world of New York City''s Jewish orphanages In 1919, four-year-old Rachel Rabinowitz is placed in the Hebrew Infant Home where Dr. Mildred Solomon is conducting medical research on the children. Dr. Solomon subjects Rachel to an experimental course of X-ray treatments that establish the doctor''s reputation while risking the little girl''s health. Now it''s 1954, and Rachel is a nurse in the hospice wing of the Old Hebrews Home when elderly Dr. Solomon becomes her patient. Realizing the power she holds over the helpless doctor, Rachel embarks on a dangerous experiment of her own design. Before the night shift ends, Rachel will be forced to choose between forgiveness and revenge. Inspired by true events, Orphan #8 is a powerful novel about the human capacity to harm—and to love.

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