Emperor's Winding Sheet

Emperor's Winding Sheet

by Walsh, Jill Paton Walsh
     
 

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An English boy, shipwrecked, hungry, and lost, finds his way into the court of Constantine where he is interpreted as a symbol of good luck and, as such, ordered to be kept always near the king.  See more details below

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An English boy, shipwrecked, hungry, and lost, finds his way into the court of Constantine where he is interpreted as a symbol of good luck and, as such, ordered to be kept always near the king.

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Publishers Weekly
Setting this saga in seventh-century India, the author "brings to life a faraway place and time with a glittering panoply of detail," PW said. Ages 12-up. (Aug.) THE EMPEROR'S WINDING SHEET Jill Paton Walsh. Front Street, $8.95 ISBN 1-886910-88-X. "Constantinople in the 15th century is the setting for this evocative tale of a boy's fortuitous involvement with a mighty power," wrote PW. Ages 12-up. (Aug.) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374421212
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
04/01/1992
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.64(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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