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The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson
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Mar 01, 2009

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bookshelves: 18th-century, historicalfiction, ya, revolutionary-war

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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Reading Progress

March 1, 2009 – Shelved
March 7, 2009 –
page 78
21.73%
March 14, 2009 –
page 97
27.02%
March 19, 2009 – Shelved as: 18th-century
March 19, 2009 – Shelved as: historicalfiction
March 19, 2009 – Shelved as: ya
March 19, 2009 – Shelved as: revolutionary-war
Started Reading
March 20, 2009 – Finished Reading

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Melody I adore this book. I will be interested in hearing your opinion!


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