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The Winthrop Woman

The Winthrop Woman

  • Title: The Winthrop Woman
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  • ISBN : 9781556526442
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 588 pages


First published in 1958 and set in the early 17th century, this bestselling novel and follow up to Katherine follows Elizabeth Winthrop, a courageous Puritan woman who finds herself at odds with her heritage and surroundings A real historical figure, Elizabeth married into the family of Governor John Winthrop of the Massachusetts Bay Colony In those times of hardship, fa First published in 1958 and set in the early 17th century, this bestselling novel and follow up to Katherine follows Elizabeth Winthrop, a courageous Puritan woman who finds herself at odds with her heritage and surroundings A real historical figure, Elizabeth married into the family of Governor John Winthrop of the Massachusetts Bay Colony In those times of hardship, famine, and Indian attacks, many believed that the only way to prosper was through the strong, bigoted, and theocratic government that John Winthrop favored Defying the government and her family, Elizabeth befriends famous heretic Anne Hutchinson, challenges an army captain, and dares to love as her heart commanded Through Elizabeth s three marriages, struggles with her passionate beliefs, and countless rebellions, a powerful tale of fortitude, humiliation, and ultimate triumph shines through


Author Anya Seton

Anya Seton January 23, 1904 although the year is often misstated to be 1906 or 1916 November 8, 1990 was the pen name of the American author of historical romances, Ann Seton.Ann Seton was born in New York, New York, and died in Old Greenwich, Connecticut She was the daughter of English born naturalist and pioneer of the Boy Scouts of America,




The Winthrop Woman Reviews (31)

  • I have given 3.5 Just can t quite push my rating up to 4.While I loved Katherine which is supposed to be Seton s best work, I am starting to think that in most of her books, Seton lacks the ability to make me care about her characters Seton shares the heavy foreboding style of Jean Plaidy whe [..]

  • What an incredible story of an amazing woman Elizabeth Fones, married into the Winthrop family, the leader of that being John Winthrop who took his family to New England to govern the Massachusetts Bay Colony Elizabeth was a rare woman indeed, going on to being one of the few women of her times to b [..]

  • Finally, I have chugged through Winthrop Woman It is Laura Ingalls Wilder s The Little House Collection, but for adults I did like these books, but then I was a kid Indians and witches and cute, super sweet romance, romance and romance The romance is so clean it whistles Forget a spark of passion Y [..]

  • It is a masterpiece of genre a historical fiction Anya Seton was a master I am speechless I couldn t sleep last night I just had to read it to the end Even now, by noon, I am enchanted.On the cover of my copy is written Perhaps the greatest gifts Anya Seton brings to her historical novels are the [..]

  • This is the story of Elizabeth Fones with a historical background of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.Elizabeth was a nice of John Winthrop and she marries Harry Winthrop, her first cousin.When the Winthrop family decides to move the New World, they become founding members of the Massachusetts Bay Colon [..]

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