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Condensed Books: Eye of the Needle, Orphan Train, Overload, A Dangerous Magic

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Reader's Digest Condensed Books
Volume 1: 1979
Series volume 122

Eye of the Needle - Ken Follett
Orphan Train - James Magnuson & Dorothea Petrie
Overload - Arthur Hailey
A Dangerous Magic - Frances Lynch
Hardcover, 576 pages
Published 1979 by The Reader's Digest Association
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Aug 19, 2007 Magda rated it liked it
Shelves: general, own
*Eye of the Needle
This story involved "Die Nadel," a German spy in WWII, trying to tell his side about the British deception. I thought there would be romance from the description on the letter jacket, but was pleasantly surprised at the heroine.

*Orphan Train
I had seen the movie of this book, so I thought I would pull this RDCB volume aside. I enjoyed the story just as much written as it was in the movie.

This was about a California power company struggling against OPEC's restrictions, e
Nov 29, 2012 AloysiusPamela rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed Orphan Train and would recommend it to everyone. Vivid characters. A couple of the quotes that I would highlight: Mr. Whitcomb says, "Son, if there's anyone who understands orphans, it's actors, because actors are orphans themselves."
"Emma reached out automatically to fix it, and when she did, the boy moved toward her, crying out, and she lifted her arms to him and held him. Dear God, forgive my cruelty, open my heart to this boy, dear Jesus, only Your love is great enough to f
I read Orphan Train and really don't remember if I read the other books. Orphan Train was pretty good.
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