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The End of the World and Beyond

Author: Avi
Publisher: New York : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After his thievery conviction in 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts is sent from England across the Atlantic to America where he is enslaved on a tobacco farm, never giving up on finding his sister, Charity, brought to the colonies on a different ship.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Avi.
End of the World and Beyond.
New York : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avi
ISBN: 9781616208769 1616208767
OCLC Number: 1064869162
Notes: Chapter Forty-Four: My Search for Philadelphia.
Description: 1 online resource (337 pages)
Contents: Cover; Adcard; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Part 1: The Year 1725; Chapter One: In Which I Experience a Terrible Mid-Atlantic Storm.; Chapter Two: Which Reveals How I, a Freeborn English Boy, Was Exiled from My Home, Put in Chains, and Placed Aboard a Convict Ship.; Chapter Three: Contains a Tiny Chapter about anEnormous Subject.; Chapter Four: In Which I Board a Convict Ship.; Chapter Five: In Which, for Those Desirous of Embarking on an Ocean Cruise, I Provide a Brief Description of Its Many Delights.; Chapter Six: In Which I Reveal My Life as a Convict. Chapter Seven: The Affrightful Storm. Chapter Eight: In the Bottommost Part of the Ship.; Chapter Nine: In Which Something Startling Happens.; Chapter Ten: A Small Chapter in Which a Huge Question Is Asked.; Chapter Eleven: In Which a Momentous Change Takes Place.; Chapter Twelve: My Arrival in the New World.; Part 2: America; Chapter Thirteen: In Which I Reach America.; Chapter Fourteen: In Which I Have a Dangerous Desire.; Chapter Fifteen: The Escape and What Came of It.; Chapter Sixteen: In Which We Are Given AdviceHow to Sell Ourselves. Chapter Seventeen: In Which I Am Offered for Sale andWhat Came of It. Chapter Eighteen: In Which My Hope Darkens and the Reader Is Offered a Warning.; Chapter Nineteen: In Which I Pass Through Annapolis at the End of a Leash.; Chapter Twenty: The Joys of Being in America.; Chapter Twenty-One: In Which I Greet an Astonishing Visitor.; Chapter Twenty-Two: In Which I Seek (Once Again) to Escape.; Chapter Twenty-Three: In Which Mr. Sandys Does Me a Questionable Favor.; Chapter Twenty-Four: My New Master Takes Possession of Me. Chapter Twenty-Five: Which Contains Alarming Information about My Master. Chapter Twenty-Six: What the Servant Girl Told Me.; Chapter Twenty-Seven: In Which I Spend My First Night in the New World.; Chapter Twenty-Eight: In Which I Put My Reading Skills to Use.; Chapter Twenty-Nine: In Which I Journey to My New Home.; Chapter Thirty: In Which I View My New Home and Learn What It Was.; Chapter Thirty-One: In Which I Meet Bara.; Chapter Thirty-Two: My First Time with Bara.; Chapter Thirty-Three: A Brief Digression about Tobacco.; Chapter Thirty-Four: How I Survived My First Day of Labor. Chapter Thirty-FIve: In Which I Portray a Singular Kind of Life. Chapter Thirty-Six: In Which I Look upon the Strangest World.; Chapter Thirty-Seven: In Which I Run Away.; Chapter Thirty-Eight: In Which I Receive a Spark of Hope.; Chapter Thirty-Nine: In Which I Tell You What My Days Were Like.; Chapter Forty: In Which I Share What I Learned about Bara.; Chapter Forty-One: Excursion upon the Bay, Wherein a Fish Is Caught and a Runaway Plan Is Prepared.; Chapter Forty-Two: A Mysterious Occurrence in the Night.; Chapter Forty-Three: What Befell Us in Annapolis.
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In this sequel The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts by Newbery Medalist Avi, Oliver's adventures take him to the 18th century American colonies, where he is forced to fend for himself in the  Read more...

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