By Catharine Maria Sedgwick
Set in seventeenth-century New England within the aftermath of the Pequod War, Hope Leslie not simply chronicles the position of girls in development the republic but additionally refocuses the emergent nationwide literature at the lives, family mores, and values of yank women.
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