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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party Summary
Matthew Tobin Anderson

Everything you need to understand or teach The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1 by Matthew Tobin Anderson.

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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party Summary

Plot Summary

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume One: The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson, is an award-winning book about one extraordinary boy's early life and subsequent attempts to escape slavery in pre-revolutionary America. Octavian is the son of an African princess and through his early life, enjoys a great education and many luxuries at his master's College of Lucidity in Boston.

While he is cared for and even given expensive things during his young childhood, he learns from a manservant by the name of Bono that he is still a slave, and that he still must learn how to deal with his white masters. While the revelation that he is a slave changes Octavian's outlook somewhat, real changes come to him and the College upon the death of a Lord Cheldethorpe, who once funded Lucidity College and its scientific research that Octavian participated...

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