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The Winthrop Woman (1958)
by Anya Seton
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 155652644X, Paperback)
First published in 1958 and set in the early 17th century, this bestselling noveland follow-up to Katherinefollows Elizabeth Winthrop, a courageous Puritan woman who finds herself at odds with her heritage and surroundings. A real historical figure, Elizabeth married into the family of Governor John Winthrop of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. In those times of hardship, famine, and Indian attacks, many believed that the only way to prosper was through the strong, bigoted, and theocratic government that John Winthrop favored. Defying the government and her family, Elizabeth befriends famous heretic Anne Hutchinson, challenges an army captain, and dares to love as her heart commanded. Through Elizabeth’s three marriages, struggles with her passionate beliefs, and countless rebellions, a powerful tale of fortitude, humiliation, and ultimate triumph shines through.
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A biographical novel of Elizabeth Winthrop, a courageous woman who defied Puritan conventions and beliefs.
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