The Kingdom on the Waves

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Candlewick Press, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 561 pages
Octavian and Doctor Trefusis escape to Virginia where Octavian joins up with Lord Dunmore's troops, following the famous proclamation promising to liberate any slave who will fight for the British in the Revolutionary war. While there, Octavian reunites with Bono, fights in vicious battles, and falls desperately in love.
 

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User Review  - -sunny- - LibraryThing

Just finished this. I had enjoyed the first book, but I wasn't hugely impressed by it. This second book was better, possibly because by this point I had more familiarity with the characters and ... Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Another masterpiece from Anderson. This is the second and final book about Octavian Nothing, and it tells the story of the American Revolution from a unique viewpoint. The meaning of liberty is ... Read full review

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M. T. Anderson is the author of several novels for young adults, including the much-lauded THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, TRAITOR TO THE NATION, VOLUME I: THE POX PARTY, winner of the National Book Award, and FEED, which won the LOS ANGELES TIMES Book Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award. M. T. Anderson lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.