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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nati... by M.T. Anderson
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Mar 19, 09

bookshelves: 18th-century, historicalfiction, ya, revolutionary-war
Read in March, 2009

I liked but didn't love this very disturbing - yet convincing - story of Octavian, a young black slave, born in the U.S. and brought up in Boston by a group of sanctimonious philosophers, who see him and his mother simply as chattel, valuable only as fodder for experiments.
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Melody I adore this book. I will be interested in hearing your opinion!


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