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The Savage Apostle

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In 1675, when the body of Christian Indian John Sassamon is dragged up from beneath the ice of Assowampsett Pond, speculation is rife as to who murdered the man. Sassamon was a man caught between two worlds, that of his Wamponaug ancestry and that of his adopted English society; people on both sides could find cause to kill him.

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Paperback, 230 pages
Published December 23rd 2015 by Sunbury Press, Inc.
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Christy Robinson
Jun 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The Savage Apostle, named after John Eliot, the Congregational (Puritan) pastor to the Native Americans (“savages”) of New England, is the first historical novel by author John B. Kachuba. The “novel” genre assignment seems wrong, when the events and people were real and documented, but the narrative follows the thoughts and speech of two primary figures: Rev. John Eliot (1604-1690) and the Wampanoag sachem Metacom (1638-1676), also known as King Philip. Historical fiction can breathe new life i ...more
Raul Ramos y Sanchez
Oct 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
In The Savage Apostle, John Kachuba brings accurate history to life. Through finely-drawn characters and prose fitting for the period, the author takes us back to 1675, a crucial point in U.S. history when the surging tide of English settlers is overrunning the native population in New England. The novel explores the period's growing tensions while revealing the personal angst of two men who want to preserve the peace on both sides of the brewing conflict. John Eliot is a minister whose work at ...more
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John B. Kachuba is the series editor of America's Haunted Road Trip from Clerisy Press and the author of Ghosthunting Illinois and Ghosthunting Ohio. He has also written other books such as Ghosthunters: On the Trail of Mediums, Dowsers, Spirit Seekers, and Other Investigators of America's Paranormal World, How to Write Funny, and Why is this Job Killing Me? (co-authored with his wife, Mary A. New ...more