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The Year of the Hangman

The Year of the Hangman (Hardback)

By Blackwood, Gary

It's 1777-the rebellious American colonies have been soundly defeated by the powerful British redcoats, and the imprisoned General Washington is to hang from the end of a gibbet. That's the situation that faces Creighton Brown, a seventeen-year-old Britisher who is abducted and a...rrives in America with nothing but an attitude. Creighton comes to settle in the heart of the rebel stronghold-Benjamin Franklin's house, where the banned Liberty Tree is secretly published. Creighton is expected to spy for the British, but as he comes to know more patriots, he must consider turning his coat and joining the rebels. No boring historical novel, this provocative alternate history nearly jumps from the page with nonstop action, including a frigate battle, prison escape, arson, code-cracking, and a bona fide duel. Acclaimed and award-winning author Gary Blackwood's masterful blending of fiction with real characters and events results in a thought- provoking page-turner about a tumultuous time.
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ISBN 9780525469216
Released AU 16 Sep 2002
Publisher Penguin
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780525469216
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Penguin
Imprint E P Dutton & Co Inc
Released 16 Sep 2002
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Blackwood, Gary
Category Award Winning
Adventure Stories
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 196 pp
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 219mm
Spine: 26mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 467g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress United States - History - Revolution, 1775-1783, United States, Revolution, 1775-1783
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile