Christina Baker Kline, author of A Piece of the World, on tour February 2018

Posted By on January 29, 2018

About A Piece of the World

• Paperback: 352 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Reprint edition (January 30, 2018)


“Exquisite. A must-read.” –Kristin Hannah

This paperback edition includes a color reproduction of Andrew Wyeth’s painting Christina’s World, along with a Q&A with bestselling author Kristin Hannah and a bonus short story, “Stranded in Ice.”

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World.

“Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind. The arid moonscape of wheatgrass and timothy. That dilapidated house in the distance, looming up like a secret that won’t stay hidden.”

To Christina Olson, the entire world is her family farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. The only daughter in a family of sons, Christina is tied to her home by health and circumstance, and seems destined for a small life. Instead, she becomes Andrew Wyeth’s first great inspiration, and the subject of one of the best-known paintings of the twentieth century, Christina’s World.

As she did in her beloved bestseller Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline interweaves fact and fiction to vividly reimagine a real moment in history. A Piece of the World is a powerful story of the flesh-and-blood woman behind the portrait, her complicated relationship to her family and inheritance, and how artist and muse can come together to forge a new and timeless legacy.

Purchase Links

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Photo by Jerry Bauer

About Christina Baker Kline

Christina Baker Kline is the author of six novels, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Orphan Train as well as A Piece of the World. She lives outside New York City and spends as much time as possible on the coast of Maine. Learn more about Christina at

Connect with Christina on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Tour Stops

Thursday, February 1st: Dwell in Possibility

Monday, February 5th: Instagram: @a_tad_bit_bookish

Wednesday, February 7th: BookNAround

Friday, February 9th: Peppermint PhD

Tuesday, February 13th: Staircase Wit

Wednesday, February 14th: Life By Kristen

Thursday, February 15th: Man of La Book

Monday, February 19th: Book by Book

Wednesday, February 21st: Instagram: @Novelmombooks

Friday, February 23rd: Instagram: @jackiereadsbooks

Saturday, February 24th: Books and Bindings

Sunday, February 25th: Instagram: @lavieestbooks

Monday, February 26th: Time 2 Read

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Caryn, The Book Whisperer

Thursday, March 1st: Openly Bookish


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