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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Win it Wednesday: The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts

Every Wednesday we will give away a new book. For a chance to win, just fill out the form at the bottom of the page and you'll be entered into a drawing. The drawing will run from Wednesday through 11:59 PM Friday and winners will be announced on Mondays. (Note: you must be a Fresno County resident to be eligible for Win it Wednesdays.)

The Unexpected Life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts: A Novel by Avi

In an English seaside town, 1724, Oliver Pitts wakes to find his father missing and his house flooded. Oliver's father has left a note: he's gone to London, where Oliver's older sister may be in trouble. Exploring damage to the town in the aftermath of a storm, the penniless boy discovers a shipwreck. Removing anything from a wreck is a hanging offense, but Oliver can't resist the temptation to take money that could save his life. He's soon thrown into the filthy, terrifying poorhouse for his crime, but manages to escape, following his father's trail. The journey is full of scoundrels and treachery--and London might be the most dangerous place of all.

Update: This book goes to Patricia M. Congratulations, Patricia! It should arrive at your address within a few days.


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