Lawrence A. Howard

Download PDF PDF Page Citation Cite Share Link Share

Last Updated on June 7, 2022, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 126

[Hang for Treason ] opens with the annihilation of a Vermont farmer's family by the St. Francis Indians and a French advisor; the lone ten-year-old survivor, Noah Booker, can never forget the arrows through his father's face nor the shameful condition of the bodies of his mother and two...

(The entire section contains 126 words.)

See This Study Guide Now

Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this study guide. You'll also get access to more than 30,000 additional guides and more than 350,000 Homework Help questions answered by our experts.

Get 48 Hours Free Access

[Hang for Treason] opens with the annihilation of a Vermont farmer's family by the St. Francis Indians and a French advisor; the lone ten-year-old survivor, Noah Booker, can never forget the arrows through his father's face nor the shameful condition of the bodies of his mother and two sisters….

[Hang for Treason] serves as a reminder in this era of conflicting ideologies that revolution has its less than glorious aspects, that oppressors and oppressed are sometimes indistinguishable, and that death comes just as easily at the hands of friends as it does at the hands of enemies.

It's a good book; I recommend it.

Lawrence A. Howard, "Young People's Books: 'Hang for Treason'," in Best Sellers (copyright © 1976 Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation), Vol. 36, No. 1, April, 1976, p. 31.

Illustration of PDF document

Download Robert Newton Peck Study Guide

Subscribe Now
Previous

John R. Pancella

Next

Zena Sutherland