A Song for Cecilia: A Novel

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Tate Publishing, 2011 - Fiction - 318 pages
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Orphaned as a baby, Cecilia Rose Delaney is sent west on an Orphan Train to a new family and a new life. Though her adoptive mother treats her unkindly, joy blooms in Cecilia's life through the love of her new father and friends. Merging the details of a rich historical background with the nuances of the story, Jo Fredell Higgins brings the early 1900s to life, illuminating the daily experiences this generation shared. A Song for Cecilia resonates with the music of the age and portrays the song that is found in emerging love and strengthened family bonds. Discover the heartwarming relationship that Cecilia finds in Christopher. Through it all, life has A Song for Cecilia. But will she find a joyful song after enduring the hardships of war?
 

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Contents

Foreword
9
The Life Force A Genesis
11
Train Westward
31
The Dress Rehearsal
53
One Autumn Morning
81
A Silhouette of Shadows
117
Enter a Painted White Door
141
Simplicitys Value
201
Rhapsody
229
Historical Notes
269
Bibliography and Resources
310
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