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The poison place a novel by Mary E. Lyons

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Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Williams, Moses, 1776-1833 -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 -- Fiction,
  • Williams, Moses, 1776-1833 -- Fiction,
  • Slavery -- Fiction,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1865 -- Fiction

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A former slave named Moses reminisces about his famous owner, Charles Willson Peale, and the intrigue surrounding Peale"s son"s suspicious death.

Edition Notes

StatementMary E. Lyons.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L99556 Po 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1013011M
ISBN 100689811462
LC Control Number96053678

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