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By PETRUCHA, Stefan

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ISBN
978-0-399-25524-3 978-1-101-56055-6
Publisher
Philomel


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2012  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 6–10—Petrucha combines historical fiction with a classic detective story and even some hints of steampunk. He paints a detailed picture of late-19-century New York, featuring reform-minded police commissioner Teddy Roosevelt and Pinkerton Detectives. Carver Young is desperate for information about his father—desperate enough to risk death-by-meat-cleaver (a not so subtle allusion t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2012

After fourteen-year-old orphan and wannabe-detective Carver Young discovers a letter written by his unknown father, he becomes the protégé of a retired Pinkerton Agency detective, Albert Hawking. His new mentor takes Carver to the secret head-quarters of the New Pinkertons, a group of undercover crime-fighting detectives working on a case to catch a brutal murderer terrorizing the city, killing wealthy socialites. Petrucha inventively re-imagines history, inserting his you...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

In 1895, after fourteen-year-old orphan and wannabe-detective Carver Young becomes the protegé of a retired Pinkerton Agency detecti...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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