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Hanging Katherine Garrett: A Novel based on the 1737 Trial of a Pequot Woman

By: Abigail Davis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: D1922


In present-day Minneapolis a graduate student, Karla Palmer, discovers a sermon that was preached at the 1738 hanging of Katherine Garrett, a Pequot Indian woman who was executed for the murder of her bastard child. The baby's body was found in the barn of a Congregationalist minister to whom Katherine was bound as a servant. She pled not guilty at her trial and records show that a huge courtroom scene ensued when the verdict was announced. Karla, smelling a cover-up, fo... View more info

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Out of This Furnace

By: Bell, Thomas

Price: $15.95

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 1976

Seller ID: 952734


Our all-time bestselling title, this classic and powerful novel spanning three generations of a Slovak immigrant family has been adopted for course use in more than 250 colleges and universities nationwide. Out of This Furnace, first published in 1941 by Little, Brown, and long out of print, is Thomas Bell's most compelling achievement. Its story of three generations of an immigrant Slovak family - the Dobrejcaks - still stands as a fresh and extraordinary accomplishment... View more info

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The Trees: First Book In Awakening Land

By: Conrad Richter

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Ohio University Press / Swallow Press:

Seller ID: 409786


Toward the close of the eighteenth century, the land west of the Alleghenies and north of the Ohio River was an unbroken sea of trees. Beneath them the forest trails were dark, silent, and lonely, brightened only by a few lost beams of sunlight. Here, in the first novel of Conrad Richter's Awakening Land trilogy, the Lucketts, a wild, woods-faring family, lived their roaming life, pushing ever westward as the frontier advanced and as new settlements threatened their isol... View more info

The Saxon Chronicle: Vol. 2 The Heirs

By: Jane Ellen Swan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Vantage Press: 2001

Seller ID: 137169


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The Saxon Chronicle: The Millers' Daughters

By: Jane Ellen Swan

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1999

Seller ID: 128595


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The Saxon Chronicle: Volume 1 - The Capitalists

By: Jane Ellen Swan

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Vantage Press:

Seller ID: 147085


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Emigrants

By: Johan Bojer

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint:

Seller ID: 51260X


Bojer's novel of Norwegian emigration in the 1880s tells of young villagers who leave the Old World to seek a better life. Their trek takes them to homesteads in North Dakota, where they find that breaking the sod and surviving blizzards are easier than feeling at home in this new land.New introduction by Ingeborg Kongslien. View more info

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The Spy in Crinoline: Antonia Ford’s Civil War

By: Karla Vernon

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: V3642


This intriguing novel offers a unique perspective on the Civil War. Antonia Ford, who lives at the important Civil War crossroads of Fairfax Courthouse, Virginia, finds it impossible to be a neutral bystander during the conflict. Initially, as the oldest child in a prosperous secessionist family, Antonia passes important information on troop movements to her friends in the Confederate army. When she is thrown in prison for spying, circumstances place her together with a ... View more info

“...And She Smiled, Because She Knew...”

By: Margaret Ridgely Bergenstjerna

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B3450


This is a true story. It is a poorly disguised portrait of the author's own life, and her love for her husband Axel, even as it depicts the life story of her maternal grandmother Emily McAlpin. It began in 1913 at a gala evening party at the home of a prominent family in Trenton, New Jersey. Emily was close to middle age, a woman of stunning beauty and charm and with a disarming wit and intelligence. When her host introduced the guest of honor, the current of a force so ... View more info

The World of William Spry, Esquire: A Journey through Everyday Georgian England by a Recreated Eighteenth-Century Man

By: Richard Rutherford-Moore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: R2538


Foreword by Bernard Cornwell. "This is the world of William Spry, Richard Rutherford-Moore's world. He does not romanticize it, but tells it as it was through the minutiae of everyday life. So we are fortunate that here he gives us a glimpse of that world, and brings it alive to let us know what we have lost." -Bernard Cornwell, Bestselling author of the Richard Sharpe novels.Richard Rutherford-Moore is perhaps best known for the character of Rifleman Moore of th... View more info