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- DescriptionThe riveting tale of an executioner's daughter who struggles to find a different path in lifeBorn into the family of an executioner, Lily has always been sheltered by her mother from the horrors of her father's occupation. But when her ailing mother takes a turn for the worse, Lily is suddenly thrust into the paralyzing role of executioner's assistant. Aside from preparing healing concoctions for the suffering and maimed, Lily must w accompany her father at the town executions, something she has never done before. Though she loves her father, the emotional burden of his disturbing profession is just too much for her to bear. Lily must find a way to change her destiny, matter the consequences.Set in medieval England, this well-researched and beautifully written vel tells the story of one girl's fight to rise above her fate.
- Author BiographyLaura E. Williams is the author of Up a Creek and Behind the Bedroom Wall, which was named a Jane Addams Peace Award Honor Book. She lives in West Hartford, Connecticut.
- Author(s)Laura E Williams
- PublisherHenry Holt & Company
- Date of Publication12/06/2007
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHenry Holt & Company
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight159 g
- Width127 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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