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Romances of Colonial Days

by Geraldine Brooks

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""Romances of Colonial Days"" is a collection of short stories by Geraldine Brooks set in the colonial period of American history. The book is divided into three sections, each featuring a different historical figure and their romantic encounters. The first section focuses on the story of Anne Hutchinson, a Puritan woman who was banished from Massachusetts for her religious beliefs. The second section tells the tale of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, a young woman who managed her father's plantations in South Carolina and became a successful businesswoman. The final section centers around Mercy Warren, a political activist during the American Revolution who had a complicated love life. Through these stories, Brooks explores the lives of women in colonial America and the challenges they faced in pursuing their passions and desires. The book is well-researched and offers a vivid portrayal of the colonial period, making it a fascinating read for history buffs and romance enthusiasts alike.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.… (more)
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""Romances of Colonial Days"" is a collection of short stories by Geraldine Brooks set in the colonial period of American history. The book is divided into three sections, each featuring a different historical figure and their romantic encounters. The first section focuses on the story of Anne Hutchinson, a Puritan woman who was banished from Massachusetts for her religious beliefs. The second section tells the tale of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, a young woman who managed her father's plantations in South Carolina and became a successful businesswoman. The final section centers around Mercy Warren, a political activist during the American Revolution who had a complicated love life. Through these stories, Brooks explores the lives of women in colonial America and the challenges they faced in pursuing their passions and desires. The book is well-researched and offers a vivid portrayal of the colonial period, making it a fascinating read for history buffs and romance enthusiasts alike.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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