The Witches: Salem, 1692

September 30, 2017|
The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.

It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister''s daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death.

The panic spread quickly, involving the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbors accused neighbors, parents and children each other. Aside from suffrage, the Salem Witch Trials represent the only moment when women played the central role in American history. In curious ways, the trials would shape the future republic.

As psychologically thrilling as it is historically seminal, The Witches is Stacy Schiff''s account of this fantastical story -- the first great American mystery unveiled fully for the first time by one of our most acclaimed historians.
Stacy Schiff is the author of Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Saint-Exupéry, a Pulitzer Prize finalist; A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, winner of the George Washington Book Prize and the Ambassador Book Award; Cleopatra: A Life, winner of the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Awar...
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Title:The Witches: Salem, 1692Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:512 pages, 9.75 X 6.5 X 1.5 inShipping dimensions:512 pages, 9.75 X 6.5 X 1.5 inPublished:September 30, 2017Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316200603

ISBN - 13:9780316200608

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