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The heretic"s daughter a novel by Kathleen Kent

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Published by Little, Brown and Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trials (Witchcraft),
  • Fiction,
  • Large print books,
  • Witchcraft,
  • History

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Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is bright and willful, openly challenging the small, brutal world in which they live. Often at odds with one another, mother and daughter are forced to stand together against the escalating hysteria of the trials and the superstitious tyranny that led to the torture and imprisonment of more than 200 people accused of witchcraft. This is the story of Martha"s courageous defiance and ultimate death, as told by the daughter who survived.

Edition Notes

StatementKathleen Kent
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3611.E674 H47 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 332 p. ;
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24966395M
ISBN 100316024481, 0316037532
ISBN 109780316024488, 9780316037532
LC Control Number2008001887
OCLC/WorldCa191090331

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This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion on The Heretic's Daughter: A Novel by Kathleen Kent. This book is an intriguing account of witch trials, American colonial political impotence, and ecclesiastical ignorance as well as general crowd hysteria. The Heretic’s Daughter, by Kathleen Kent, is a historical fiction novel about the life and death of Martha Carrier, one of the first women to be hanged for witchcraft in Salem, all from the perspective of Martha’s daughter, Sarah. Notably, Kent is a direct descendant of the real-life Martha.   'The Heretic's Daughter' is author Kathleen Kent's first novel. The story recounts the witchcraft hysteria that gripped Salem in the C17th, through the eyes of one of the accuseds' children. Sarah Carrier was made to testify against her mother, the /5(). Has reading The Heretic’s Daughter in any way changed your opinion of the men and women who were hanged as witches in seventeenth- century New England? Do you believe in witchcraft? Have you ever met anyone who claimed to be, or whom you perceived as, a witch?

  the heretic’s daughter by Kathleen Kent ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 3, A first-time novelist recreates her family’s involvement in the Salem witch trials.   `The Heretic's Daughter' is one of those books that will captivate a reader from the initial page. The story is simple, but beautifully told. The book tells the tale of one family caught up in the madness of the Salem witch trials/5().   The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent is a stunner of a debut novel. Kent is a descendant of Martha Carrier who was hung as a witch during the Salem Witch Trials. She takes Martha's story and tells it through the eyes of Martha's daughter Sarah, who was forced to testify against her mother and confess to witchcraft at the age of eight.5/5(5). Books similar to The Heretic's Daughter The Heretic's Daughter. by Kathleen Kent. avg. rating Ratings. Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is .