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Johnny One-eye

A Tale of the American Revolution

by Jerome Charyn

Hardcover, 479 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 |


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Young double agent John Stocking searches for clues about his mysterious birth while outmaneuvering both the British and George Washington, and finds himself falling in love with Manhattan's most coveted harlot.

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