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Anson's Way

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ISBN-10: 0547237618

ISBN-13: 9780547237619

Edition: 2009

Authors: Gary D. Schmidt

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It is the mid-eighteenth century, and young British subject Anson Granville Staplyton has traveled to Ireland, where his regiment has been sent to keep the king's peace. Anson has waited all his life for the day he would follow his father to serve His Majesty in the Staffordshire Fencibles. But the young drummer's notions of glory are shaken when he witnesses the violent injustices thrust upon the Irish people. Anson is torn even further when he meets an Irish hedge master who secretly teaches children the lilting language and history of their won country-lessons that it is Anson's duty to silence. Torn between family honor and his ever-changing sense of justice, Anson struggles to choose…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/20/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Gary D. Schmidt is the bestselling author of Okay For Now , the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor book Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy , and the Newbery Honor book The Wednesday Wars. He is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.