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Orphaned as an infant by the congregation that killed her parents in a fire, Melode, now sixteen, was adopted by the Saints, who made her into a servant in seventeenth-century England, but when the Separatist Congregationalists leave Europe for the New World, Mel's life will change forever.
Hardcover, 376 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Toby Press (first published August 8th 2005)
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Dec 26, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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This story was so descriptive that I am starting to suspect time travel on the part of Mr. Beahrs. Feels like a fantasy, reads like literature.
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Andrew Beahrs’s writing takes deep dives into unexpected historical pools. In Twain’s Feast: Searching for America’s Lost Foods in the Footsteps of Samuel Clemens, he explored the links between flavor and place that defined Mark Twain’s favorite wild dishes–and have since caused them to disappear from American tables. He has written about food and history for Smithsonian, the New York Times, the A ...more
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