The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II

Astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation

Book 2
Candlewick Press
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Sequel to the National Book Award Winner! Fearing a death sentence, Octavian and his tutor, Dr. Trefusis, escape through rising tides and pouring rain to find shelter in British-occupied Boston. Sundered from all he knows — the College of Lucidity, the rebel cause — Octavian hopes to find safe harbor. Instead, he is soon to learn of Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join the counterrevolutionary forces. In Volume II of his unparalleled masterwork, M. T. Anderson recounts Octavian's experiences as the Revolutionary War explodes around him, thrusting him into intense battles and tantalizing him with elusive visions of liberty. Ultimately, this astonishing narrative escalates to a startling, deeply satisfying climax, while reexamining our national origins in a singularly provocative light.
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About the author

M. T. Anderson is the author of several novels for young adults, including the much-lauded THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, TRAITOR TO THE NATION, VOLUME I: THE POX PARTY, winner of the National Book Award, and FEED, which won the LOS ANGELES TIMES Book Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award. M. T. Anderson lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Publisher
Candlewick Press
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Published on
Dec 21, 2010
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Pages
592
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ISBN
9780763651794
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Military & Wars
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American
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