Escape! Two Teenagers Become Involved in a Dangerous Plot to Spring a Famous Prisoner from Jail by John Reid
  

Synopsis

Escape! Two Teenagers Become Involved in a Dangerous Plot to Spring a Famous Prisoner from Jail by John Reid

Based on Leon Trotsky's real-life imprisonment in Amherst, Nova Scotia, this adventure tells the tale of 13-year-old Russian Alexi Gertoff and his chance meeting with Lev, Leon Trotsky's son. In the spring of 1917, Lev has come to Amherst to help his father escape from the wartime prison camp and Alexi becomes involved in this dangerous attempt to reunite Trotsky with his family. Following the fast-paced trip of these two young men, this tale is full of unpredictable twists that make for an absorbing read full of suspense and adventure.

About the Author

John Reid is the author of several history books and two radio plays. He teaches history at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages
Interest Age: 14+

Author

John Reid
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Publisher

Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd

Publication date

24th December 2004

ISBN

9781552661475


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