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Hanging Katherine Garrett: A Novel based on the 1737 Trial of a Pequot Woman

By: Abigail Davis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: D1922

ISBN: 788419226

Condition: 2003, 5½x8½, paper, 234 pp, paperback, Heritage Books


In present-day Minneapolis a graduate student, Karla Palmer, discovers a sermon that was preached at the 1738 hanging of Katherine Garrett, a Pequot Indian woman who was executed for the murder of her bastard child. The baby's body was found in the barn of a Congregationalist minister to whom Katherine was bound as a servant. She pled not guilty at her trial and records show that a huge courtroom scene ensued when the verdict was announced. Karla, smelling a cover-up, fo... View more info

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The Prisoners of Niagara, or Errors of Education

By: Abigail Davis

Price: $30.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: D4068

ISBN: 788440683

Condition: (1810), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, 300 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The Prisoners of Niagara, originally published in 1810, opens in the final days of the Revolutionary War in British Fort Niagara where the novel’s frisky young hero, Evermont, is confined. The story takes many hilarious turns as Evermont (who bears a close resemblance to Henry Fielding’s famous scamp Tom Jones) emerges as an engaging rascal, rambling between good deeds and mishaps from which he narrowly escapes. Scandalous in its day, The Prisoners of Niagara is uniq... View more info