The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America (MP3 CD)

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The setting for this haunting and encyclopedically researched work of history is colonial Massachusetts, where English Puritans first endeavored to "civilize" a "savage" native populace. There, in February 1704, a French and Indian war party descended on the village of Deerfield, abducting a Puritan minister and his children. Although John Williams was eventually released, his daughter horrified the family by staying with her captors and marrying a Mohawk husband.Out of this incident, Bancroft Prize-winning historian John Devos has constructed a gripping narrative that opens a window into North America where English, French, and Native Americans faced one another across gulfs of culture and belief--and sometimes crossed over.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781538434444
ISBN-10: 153843444X
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: May 31st, 2017
Language: English