How the hangman lost his heart / K.M. Grant.

When her Uncle Frank is executed for treason against England's King George in 1746 and his severed head is mounted on a pike for public viewing, daring Alice tries to reclaim the head for a proper burial, finding an unlikely ally in the soft-hearted executioner, while incurring the wrath of the...

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Main Author: Grant, K. M.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Walker : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2007.
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Summary:When her Uncle Frank is executed for treason against England's King George in 1746 and his severed head is mounted on a pike for public viewing, daring Alice tries to reclaim the head for a proper burial, finding an unlikely ally in the soft-hearted executioner, while incurring the wrath of the royal guard.
Item Description:Story inspired by the author's ancestor who was executed in the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion.
Physical Description:244 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN:9780802796721
0802796729