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Or Give Me Death: A Novel of Patrick Henry's Family (Great Episodes)

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Sarah Henry, wife of the famous statesman Patrick Henry, is losing her mind, and she's secretly being kept in the cellar because she is a danger to herself and her children. Daughter Anne has a secret, too. She knows which child will inherit Sarah's madness, and she'll pay any price to protect her siblings from this information.
With insight and compassion, Ann Rinaldi explores the possibility that Patrick Henry's immortal cry of "Give me liberty, or give me death," which roused a nation to arms, was first spoken by his wife, Sarah, as she pleaded to be released from her confinement. Told from the point of view of Patrick Henry's children, "Or Give Me Death eloquently depicts the secret life and tremendous burdens borne by one famous American.

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See, through the eyes of two of Patrick Henry's children, the secrets and horror going on within their home as their father rouses a nation to arms.

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Patrick Henry, the famous statesman, has a secret: He keeps his wife in the cellar. Slowly losing her mind, Sarah Henry has become a danger to herself and her children. But daughter Anne has a secret of her own: She knows which child will inherit their mother's madness.

Told from the point of view of the Henry children, this compassionate tale explores the possibility that Patrick Henry's immortal cry of "Give me liberty, or give me death," which roused a nation to arms, was first spoken by his wife as she pleaded for her own freedom.

Includes a reader's guide.

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With insight and compassion, Rinaldi explores the possibility that Patrick Henry's immortal cry of "Give me liberty, or give me death," which roused a nation to arms, was first spoken by his wife as she pleaded to be released from her mental health confinement.

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ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history to life. A self-made writer and a newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, she lives in central New Jersey.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780152050764
Author:
Rinaldi, Ann
Publisher:
Gulliver Books
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Historical - United States - Colonial
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Biographical - United States
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Historical / United States / Revolutionary Periods
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Family life - Virginia
Subject:
Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Great Episodes
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in 0.36 lb
Age Level:
10-14

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Product details 240 pages Gulliver Books Paperbacks - English 9780152050764 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
See, through the eyes of two of Patrick Henry's children, the secrets and horror going on within their home as their father rouses a nation to arms.

"Synopsis" by ,
Patrick Henry, the famous statesman, has a secret: He keeps his wife in the cellar. Slowly losing her mind, Sarah Henry has become a danger to herself and her children. But daughter Anne has a secret of her own: She knows which child will inherit their mother's madness.

Told from the point of view of the Henry children, this compassionate tale explores the possibility that Patrick Henry's immortal cry of "Give me liberty, or give me death," which roused a nation to arms, was first spoken by his wife as she pleaded for her own freedom.

Includes a reader's guide.

"Synopsis" by , With insight and compassion, Rinaldi explores the possibility that Patrick Henry's immortal cry of "Give me liberty, or give me death," which roused a nation to arms, was first spoken by his wife as she pleaded to be released from her mental health confinement.

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