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The heretic's daughter : a novel

Kent, Kathleen, 1953-

New York : Back Bay Books, 2009.

xv, 332, 16 p. ; 21 cm.

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Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is bright and willful, openly challenging the small, brutal world in which they live. Often at odds with one another, mother and daughter are forced to stand together against the escalating hysteria of the trials and the superstitious tyranny that led to the torture and imprisonment of more than 200 people accused of witchcraft. This is the story of Martha's courageous defiance and ultimate death, as told by the daughter who survived.

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ISBN:

978-0-316-02449-5 (pbk.)

LC Call No:

PS3611.E674 H47 2009

Dewey Class No:

813/.6 22

Author:

Kent, Kathleen, 1953-

Title:

The heretic's daughter : a novel / Kathleen Kent.

Edition:

Back Bay trade pbk. ed.

Publisher:

New York : Back Bay Books, 2009.

Physical:

xv, 332, 16 p. ; 21 cm.

Notes:

Includes reading group guide.

Summary:

Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is bright and willful, openly challenging the small, brutal world in which they live. Often at odds with one another, mother and daughter are forced to stand together against the escalating hysteria of the trials and the superstitious tyranny that led to the torture and imprisonment of more than 200 people accused of witchcraft. This is the story of Martha's courageous defiance and ultimate death, as told by the daughter who survived.

Study Program:

6.8 17.

Subject:

Trials (Witchcraft)--Fiction.

Subject:

Mothers and daughters--Fiction.

Link:

Cover image

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Review by Grace Salyers.
This is a great book to read if you are into realistic fiction. It is about a family who overcomes lies, defeat, sacrifice and love.

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