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The Winthrop Woman - A Reader's Digest Condensed Books Selection
The Winthrop Woman - A Reader's Digest Condensed Books Selection Author:Anya Seton "The Winthrop Woman" is the life story of a passionate and courageous girl who came to America in search of freedon and adventure. Elizabeth Winthrop is one the most interesting-and misunderstood- figures in American history. Fiery, beautiful and proud, she fought the religious intolerance around her in Colonial Massachusetts, braved I... more »ndian-beset wilderness to help found Connecticut, and shocked friends, family- and later historians- by her final, deepest love affair.
Her story, which is also the story of 17th century New England, is told here by one of America's best-known novelists, after years of research into little -known documents. Vivid and authentic, "The Winthrop Woman" is absorbing reading not only for the thousands of Elizabeth's descendants among us today but for all Americans proud of a heritage of courage and freedom.« less