Hope Leslie: or, Early Times in the Massachusetts

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Penguin, 1 nov. 1998 - 448 pages
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Set in seventeenth-century New England in the aftermath of the Pequod War, Hope Leslie not only chronicles the role of women in building the republic but also refocuses the emergent national literature on the lives, domestic mores, and values of American women.

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing

This tale of two sisters split by an Indian attack (one is captured, one escapes) starts off interestingly enough, but kind of peters out in the end, alternating between boredom and over-the-top ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - pluckybamboo - LibraryThing

Written in the early nineteenth century, Hope Leslie is a novel set in Puritanical New England by Catharine Maria Sedgwick. The conflict between the Puritans and the Pequod Native Americans is ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789-1867) was one of the first American women authors to gain prominence. She was born in Massachusetts, where she set several of her works. She published six novels and later wrote on domestic and social issues.

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