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The king's beast : a mystery of the American Revolution / Eliot Pattison.

Pattison, Eliot, (author.).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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[Bone rattler ; 06.]
Mystery of Colonial America ; 06.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton PL - Clinton PAT (COLONIAL #6) (Text) 36806002109880 NEW ITEMS Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/FIC (Text) NCSTL9781640094352 On Order On order -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster PAT Hist. Fic. (Text) 72436000093704 Adult fiction Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main FIC PAT (Text) 30041002338745 New Book Section Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781640094352
  • ISBN: 1640094350
  • Physical Description: 419 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First hard cover edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"When Duncan McCallum is asked by Benjamin Franklin to retrieve an astonishing cache of fossils from the Kentucky wilderness, his excitement as a naturalist blinds him to his treacherous path. But as murderers stalk him Duncan discovers that the fossils of this American incognitum are not nearly as mysterious as the political intrigue driving his mission. The Sons of Liberty insist, without explaining why, that the only way to keep the king from pursuing a bloody war with America is for Duncan to secretly deliver the fossils to Franklin in London. His journey becomes a nightmare of deceit and violence as he seeks the cryptic link between the bones and the king. Every layer that Duncan peels away invites new treachery by those obsessed with crushing American dissent. With each attempt on his life, Duncan questions the meaning of the liberty he and the Sons seek. His last desperate hope for survival, and the rescue of his aged native friend Conawago-imprisoned in Bedlam-requires the help of freed slaves, an aristocratic maiden, a band of street urchins, and the gods of his tribal allies"-- Provided by publisher.
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A Mystery of the American Revolution ;
Subject: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 > Fiction.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction.

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