|aThe astonishing life of Octavian Nothing : |btraitor to the nation / |ctaken from accounts by his own hand and other sundry sources ; collected by M.T. Anderson of Boston.
|aLondon : |bWalker Books, |cc2007.
|a350 p. ; |c20 cm.
|aThe pox party ; |v1
|aVarious diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.