The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts

By | 23 May 2017

The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts High Adventure From A Master Storyteller About One Boy S Attempt To Fend For Himself Among Cruel Orphan Masters, Corrupt Magistrates, And Conniving Thieves In The Seaside Town Of Melcombe Regis, England, 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts Wakes To Find His Father Missing And His House Flooded By A Recent Storm He S Alone In His Ruined Home With No Money And No Food Oliver S Father Has Left Behind A Barely Legible Waterlogged Note He S Gone To London, Where Oliver S Sister, Charity, Is In Trouble Exploring Damage To The Town In The Storm S Aftermath, Oliver Discovers A Shipwreck On The Beach Removing Anything From A Wrecked Ship Is A Hanging Offense, But Oliver Finds Money That Could Save Him, And He Can T Resist The Temptation To Take It When His Crime Is Discovered, Oliver Flees, Following The Trail Of His Father And Sister The Journey Is Full Of Thieves, Adventurers, And Treachery And London Might Be The Most Dangerous Place Of All In The Tradition Of His Newbery Honor Book The True Confessions Of Charlotte Doyle, Avi Mixes High Adventure And Short, Page Turning Chapters With A Vivid Historical Setting Featuring A Cast Of Highwaymen, Pickpockets, And Villainous Criminal Masterminds.A Kirkus Reviews Best Book Of 2017

  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • 1616208562
  • The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts
  • Avi
  • 23 May 2017