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The eagle of the Ninth

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
Publisher: New York : Square Fish, 2010, ©1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st Square Fish edView all editions and formats
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A young centurion ventures among the hostile tribes beyond the Roman Wall to recover the eagle standard of the Ninth, a legion which mysteriously disappeared under his father's command.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Suspense fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN: 9780312644291 0312644299
OCLC Number: 681530253
Notes: Includes discussion questions.
Originally published: Great Britain : Oxford University Press, 1954.
"An ALA notable book"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 210 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Frontier fort --
Feathers in the wind --
Attack! --
The last rose falls --
Saturnalia games --
Esca --
Two worlds meeting --
The healer with the knife --
Tribune Placidus --
Marching orders --
Across the frontier --
The whistler in the dawn --
The lost legion --
The feast of new spears --
Venture into the dark --
The ring-brooch --
The wild hunt --
The waters of Lethe --
Tradui's gift --
Valedictory --
The olive-wood bird.
Responsibility: Rosemary Sutcliff.

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A young centurion ventures among the hostile tribes beyond the Roman Wall to recover the eagle standard of the Ninth, a legion which mysteriously disappeared under his father's command.

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