9780763653767

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

  • ISBN 13:

    9780763653767

  • ISBN 10:

    0763653764

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 01/25/2011
  • Publisher: Candlewick

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Summary

"Andersonrs"s imaginative and highly intelligent exploration of . . . the ambiguous history of Americars"s origins will leave readers impatient for the sequel." The New York Times Book Review Young Octavian is being raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers but it is only after he opens a forbidden door that learns the hideous nature of their experiments, and his own chilling role them. Set in Revolutionary Boston, M. T. Andersonrs"s mesmerizing novel takes place at a time when Patriots battled to win liberty while African slaves were entreated to risk their lives for a freedom they would never claim. The first of two parts, this deeply provocative novel reimagines past as an eerie place that has startling resonance for readers today.

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