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The Winthrop Woman
by Anya Seton


Overview - "The Winthrop Woman" is that rare literary accomplishment living history. Really good fictionalized history like this] often gives closer reality to a period than do factual records. "Chicago Tribune"
In 1631 Elizabeth Winthrop, newly widowed with an infant daughter, set sail for the New World.
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Overview
"The Winthrop Woman" is that rare literary accomplishment living history. Really good fictionalized history like this] often gives closer reality to a period than do factual records. "Chicago Tribune"
In 1631 Elizabeth Winthrop, newly widowed with an infant daughter, set sail for the New World. Against a background of rigidity and conformity she dared to befriend Anne Hutchinson at the moment of her banishment from the Massachusetts Bay Colony; dared to challenge a determined army captain bent on the massacre of her friends the Siwanoy Indians; and, above all, dared to love a man as her heart and her whole being commanded. And so, as a response to this almost unmatched courage and vitality, Governor John Winthrop came to refer to this woman in the historical records of the time as his unregenerate niece.
Anya Seton s riveting historical novel portrays the fortitude, humiliation, and ultimate triumph of the Winthrop woman, who believed in a concept of happiness transcending that of her own day.
A rich and panoramic narrative full of gusto, sentimentality and compassion. It is bound to give much enjoyment and a good many thrills. "Times Literary Supplement"
Abundant and juicy entertainment. " New York Times""

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780544222922
  • ISBN-10: 054422292X
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publish Date: April 2014
  • Page Count: 582


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