The heretic's daughter [sound recording] : a novel / Kathleen Kent.
- CD Audiobook
- ISBN: 9781600244506 :
- ISBN: 1600244505 :
- Description: 9 sound discs (ca. 10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, cp2008.
- 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Marblehead||Adult Audiobook (CD)||CD BOOK FICTION KENT (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|General Note:|| Title from container.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Directed and produced by Linda Korn.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Mare Winningham.
|Summary:|| 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.
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