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The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortunes & fate written by himself by Avi

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Runaways,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Criminals,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • History,
  • Fiction

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In 1724 England, twelve-year-old Oliver Cromwell Pitts embarks on a journey from his seaside home in Melcombe Regis to London to find his father and his older sister, a journey filled with thieves, adventurers, and treachery.

Edition Notes

StatementAvi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A953 Un 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination314 pages
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27234296M
ISBN 101616205644
ISBN 109781616205645
LC Control Number2016042923
OCLC/WorldCa953707266

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  THE UNEXPECTED LIFE OF OLIVER CROMWELL PITTS. by Avi ‧ RELEASE DATE: A year-old boy is left to fend for himself in 18th-century England following a terrible storm and the disappearance of his father. Oliver turns to his neighbors for help only to discover that his father’s anti-monarchy leanings . The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts by Avi. Algonquin, , pages. Reading Level: Middle Grades, ages Recommended for: ages Oliver’s nonconformist father named him for the fierce Puritan reformer who now, in , is deeply unpopular. So is Oliver’s father deeply unpopular, and that’s part of the boy’s misfortune. The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts: Being an Absolutely Accurate Autobiographical Account of My Follies, Fortune, and Fate. High adventure about one boy’s attempt to fend for himself among . The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts: Being an Absolutely Accurate Autobiographical Account of My Follies, Fortune, and Fate High adventure from a master storyteller about one boy’s attempt to fend for himself among cruel orphan masters, corrupt magistrates, and conniving thieves.

First off, I would recommend reading the first book, The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts before reading the sequel. The sequel can stand alone, but the first book fills in al lot of the blanks the reader will encounter in the sequel, especially concerning his family status before 12 year old Oliver 4/5(37). THE UNEXPECTED LIFE OF OLIVER CROMWELL PITTS by Avi is a wonderful book--as one has come to expect from the author. The year is and Oliver Cromwell Pitts, a twelve-year-old boy /5(2).   The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts Being An Absolutely Accurate Autobiographical Account of My Follies, Fortunes & Fate Written by Himself (Book): Avi: In the .   “The titular year-old narrator of Newbury Medalist Avi's book The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts may be small for his age (which lands him in trouble on more than one .