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Flight of the sparrow [electronic resource] : A Novel of Early America. Amy Belding Brown.

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  • ISBN: 9780698137530 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: A historical novel based on the life of Mary Rowlandson "An authentic drama of Indian captivity...A compelling, emotionally gripping tale."—Eliot Pattison, author of the Mystery of Colonial America series She suspects that she has changed too much to ever fit easily into English society again. The wilderness has now become her home. She can interpret the cries of birds. She has seen vistas that have stolen away her breath. She has learned to live in a new, free way.... Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1676. Even before Mary Rowlandson was captured by Indians on a winter day of violence and terror, she sometimes found herself in conflict with her rigid Puritan community. Now, her home destroyed, her children lost to her, she has been sold into the service of a powerful woman tribal leader, made a pawn in the ongoing bloody struggle between English settlers and native people. Battling cold, hunger, and exhaustion, Mary...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : NAL, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1271 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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