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PERKYNS, Dorothy. Rachel's Revolution. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1988). First Printing. Pp (3),4-159,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, trade paperback. An historical novel for young people, with the 14 year-old Loyalist Rachel Miller as protagonist. Much on Halifax and a chapter titled "Nova Scarcity". Illustrations, cover and maps by Allen Penney. ''It is February 1776, andGeorge Washington's revolutionary troops are laying siege to the town of B oston, where Loyalist citizens, protected by a sadly depleted British army,wait in desperate fear for their lives. Though cold and constantly hungry, fourteen-year-old Rachel Miller continues to deliver the leather goods her guardian makes or repairs. During one of these errands, she has her first encounter with an ugly, furtive stranger, whose threatening behaviour terrifies her. When Boston is finally evacuated, Rachel is befriended on board her transport ship [the Centurion] to Halifax by high-spirited Joshua Wakefield, and together they discover the reason behind the mysterious man's wilyand astonishing activities. As they face the many hazards of life in harsh , new surroundings, they become increasingly involved with this menacing and ruthless character in a series of exciting, often perilous, adventures.''- from the rear cover. Vg. 6.00
Title: Rachel's Revolution. 1st pr.
Publisher: Lancelot Press,, Hantsport , 1988, ISBN:0889994080:
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