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Witch-hunt : mysteries of the Salem witch trials / Marc Aronson.

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Author/Creator:
Aronson, Marc.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2003
Imprint:
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2003.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-260) and index.
Contents:
  • Of dark forests and midnight thoughts
  • Boston, 1688 : the possession of the Goodwin children
  • Two Salem families, 1641-1692
  • Two mysteries
  • The mysteries end and the hearings begin
  • The accuser: Ann Putnam, Jr.
  • The one and the many
  • From hearings to trials
  • The man in black
  • Choosing death with a quiet conscience
  • That no more innocent blood be shed
  • A great delusion of Satan.
Summary:
What happened in Salem? Sifting through the facts, myths, half-truths, misinterpretations and theories the book presents a vivid narrative of one of the mysteries of American history.
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ISBN:
0689848641
9780689848643

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