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

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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I
Written by M.T. Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763636797
ISBN-13: 9780763636791
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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I
The Pox Party

author: M.T. Anderson

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. Andersonís 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.

Andersonís imaginative and highly intelligent exploration of . . . the ambiguous history of Americaís origins will leave readers impatient for the sequel. -- THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763636797 /  9780763636791
on sale date:
01/2008
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Trade Paperback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
384 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
People & Places; Historical; Social Issues; Europe; Mexico; Dating & Sex;
illustrator’s comments:
M. T. Anderson is the author of Feed, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, as well as The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation Volume I: The Pox Party, winner of the National Book Award and a New York Times bestseller, and its sequel, The Kingdom on the Waves, which was also a New York Times bestseller. Both volumes were also named Michael L. Printz Honor Books. M. T. Anderson lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 
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