For Adam's sake : a family saga in colonial New England

Di Bonaventura, Allegra

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  • Creator Allegra di Bonaventura
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, A Division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2013] ©2013
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 441 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780871404305, 0871404303
  • OCLC ocn783163420

Summary

  • Uses the diary of an American colonial in pre-Revolutionary New England to discuss slavery, the family, and everyday life of the time period.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-416) and index.

Contents

  • "As in the Beginning of the World" -- The Rogerenes -- "Fore-runners of evil" -- "Brought up in learning" -- "Fornication among you" -- "One flesh" -- "She was taken away from me wrongfully" -- "The ways of providence" -- A Higher Court -- "A pestilence into that land" -- "Adam is come" -- Bream Cove and beyond -- "Their children's children" -- "Adam worked all day" -- "The wonderful work of God."
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