Narrative of the Captivity and and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson [NOOK Book]

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Mary (White) Rowlandson (c. 1637 – January 1711) was a colonial American woman who was captured by Native Americans during King Philip's War and held for 11 weeks before being ransomed. Years after her release, she wrote a book about her experience, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God: Being a Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, which is considered a seminal American work in the literary genre of captivity narratives. It went through four printings in a short amount of time and ...
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Narrative of the Captivity and and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson

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Overview

Mary (White) Rowlandson (c. 1637 – January 1711) was a colonial American woman who was captured by Native Americans during King Philip's War and held for 11 weeks before being ransomed. Years after her release, she wrote a book about her experience, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God: Being a Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, which is considered a seminal American work in the literary genre of captivity narratives. It went through four printings in a short amount of time and garnered widespread readership, making it in effect the first American "bestseller." This book shows her to be a dedicated puritan woman, but this could be debated due to the amount of time she had to recollect since her freedom from captivity,and the writing/publishing of this book.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014338127
  • Publisher: Philtre Libre
  • Publication date: 3/13/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 782,524
  • File size: 48 KB

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Author of the classic work The Narrative of the Capture and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2012

    A really interesting book about a white woman who was captured b

    A really interesting book about a white woman who was captured by Indians.

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