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Salem Witch Judge

The Life and Repentance of Samuel Sewall
LaPlante, Eve (Book - 2007)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Is war stronger than friendship? Morris, Rudi, Ivan, and Beck are best friends for life. So when one of the teens is drafted into the Vietnam War, the others sign up, too. Although they each serve in a different branch, they are fighting the war together--and they promise to do all they can to come home together. Rudi is perhaps the most concerned about whether or not he'll be able to keep that promise. After all--and he'd be the first to admit this--he's not the most capable guy. He's not smart like Beck, or brave like Ivan. He lacks the strength of Morris's moral convictions. But once Rudi is pulled kicking and screaming into the Marines, he at last finds something he's good at: following orders. Will that be enough to keep him alive? And if he does survive the war, will his best friends even recognize him on the other side?
Authors: LaPlante, Eve
Title: Salem witch judge
the life and repentance of Samuel Sewall
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xiv, 352 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Local Note: Boston Public Library Rare Book Department copy: Book jacket present. Bookplate: This Book is a Gift From The Boston Authors Club Founded 1900 www.Bostonauthorsclub.org MB (BRL)
ISBN: 9780060786618
0060786612
Branch Call Number: 974.402 L314s
F67 .L37 2007
Statement of Responsibility: Eve LaPlante
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-340) and index
Subject Headings: Salem (Mass.) History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Massachusetts History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Trials (Witchcraft) Massachusetts Salem History 17th century Merchants Massachusetts Biography Judges Massachusetts Biography Puritans Massachusetts Biography Sewall, Samuel, 1652-1730 Ethics Sewall, Samuel, 1652-1730
Topical Term: Trials (Witchcraft)
Merchants
Judges
Puritans
LCCN: 2007018392
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Nov 16, 2013
  • SamanthaC14 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a well-researched and well-written book and the life of a judge involved in the Salem witch trials in 1691-1692. The author describes the Puritans ideas quite well.

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