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About the Author

Christina Baker Kline

Christina Baker Kline is the author of the novel A Piece of the World (2017), about the relationship between the artist Andrew Wyeth and the subject of his best-known painting, Christina’s World. Kline has written five other novels—Orphan TrainThe Way Life Should BeSweet WaterBird in Hand, and Desire Lines—and written or edited five works of nonfiction. Her 2013 novel Orphan Train spent more than two years on the New York Times bestseller list, including five weeks at # 1. Her adaptation of Orphan Train for young readers is Orphan Train Girl (coming out May 2017). Kline lives in Montclair, New Jersey, and Southwest Harbor, Maine, with her husband, David, and their three sons.