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Fight for freedom / Simon Scarrow.

By: Scarrow, Simon, 1962-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Scarrow, Simon. Gladiator: 1.; Scarrow, Simon. Gladiator: #1.; Scarrow, Simon. Gladiator: 01.Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Puffin, 2011Description: 329 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780141339740 (pbk.); 0141339748 (pbk.).Subject(s): Cato, Quintus Licinius (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Macro, Lucius Cornelius (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Young adult adventure stories | Soldiers -- Young adult fiction | Justice Young adult fiction | Rome Army Officers Young adult fiction | Gladiators Young adult fiction | Rome (Italy) -- Army -- Officers -- Fiction | Crete (Greece) -- History -- 67 B.C.-826 A.D -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Young adult fiction. | Teen fiction. DDC classification: Young Adult Subject: Rome, 61 BC. Recruited as a gladiator, young Marcus Cornelius Primus faces a new life of brutal training, governed by strict rules, as he learns the skills of an elite warrior. But Marcus cannot simply forget his past. His father lies murdered by soldiers and his mother has been kidnapped and forced into slavery. Marcus is determined to find his father’s old commander, Pompeius the Great, to seek justice for his family and set his mother free. Yet, unbeknown to him, Marcus is hiding a life-threatening secret. And if the Romans discover it, there will be no escape.
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Teenage Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Teenage Fiction
Teenage Fiction SCA 1 Checked out 07/11/2021 T00614013
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p> This is your new home. Forget your past lives. All that remains is to learn how to fight and survive. </p> <p> Rome, 61 BC </p> <p>Recruited as a gladiator, young Marcus Cornelius Primus faces a new life of brutal training, governed by strict rules, as he learns the skills of an elite warrior.</p> <p>But Marcus cannot simply forget his past. His father lies murdered by soldiers and his mother has been kidnapped and forced into slavery. Marcus is determined to find his father's old commander, Pompeius the Great, to seek justice for his family and set his mother free.</p> <p>Yet, unbeknown to him, Marcus is hiding a life-threatening secret. And if the Romans discover it, there will be no escape...</p>

Rome, 61 BC. Recruited as a gladiator, young Marcus Cornelius Primus faces a new life of brutal training, governed by strict rules, as he learns the skills of an elite warrior. But Marcus cannot simply forget his past. His father lies murdered by soldiers and his mother has been kidnapped and forced into slavery. Marcus is determined to find his father’s old commander, Pompeius the Great, to seek justice for his family and set his mother free. Yet, unbeknown to him, Marcus is hiding a life-threatening secret. And if the Romans discover it, there will be no escape.

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