A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson

Product Number: EB00638906
Released: Mar 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504034661
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Description

Captured by hostile natives, a Puritan woman in colonial New England must rely on her faith to survive When Mary Rowlandson awoke on February 10, 1675, the village of Lancaster, Massachusetts, was already on fire. For two hours, Rowlandson's family fought to protect their home from marauding Narragansett Indians. Finally, their little house was set ablaze, and the Rowlandsons fled into the open, where Mary and her three children were taken captive. So begins one of the most harrowing and unforgettable captivity narratives in the history of American literature. For eleven weeks, Mary and her surviving children traveled the wilderness with their captors, an arduous ordeal that tested the limits of her faith, and taught her the true meaning of empathy. A thrilling story packed with fascinating details about Native American customs and culture, Mary Rowlandson's account was an immediate bestseller when first published in 1682 and is a must-read for students of American history. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

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Author(s): Mary Rowlandson
Original Publish Date: Mar 15, 2016

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