A SON OF LIBERTY by Alice Fleming

A SON OF LIBERTY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This tale of two twelve-year-old patriots who run away from home to join the Freedom Fighters of '75 begins with the events preceding the Battle of Bunker Hill, devotes five lacklustre chapters to the famous event, and dissipates in an episodic description of events immediately following. The justification for fictionalizing history for youngsters is to tell a good tale and/or to make the subject more . A Son of Liberty does neither; its stilted dialogue and dry exposition are decidedly less interesting than available junior high texts.

Pub Date: Sept. 7th, 1961
Publisher: St Martin's Press