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Calligraphy of the witch

Author: Alicia Gaspar de Alba
Publisher: Houston, Tex. : Arte Público Press, 2012.
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Sold into slavery in 1683 Boston and renamed Thankful Seagraves, a Latina woman is raped until giving birth to a daughter, who is turned against her by her master's wife, before Thankful is swept up by the hysteria of the Salem witchcraft trials.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gaspar de Alba, Alicia, 1958-
Calligraphy of the witch.
Houston, Tex. : Arte Público Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012026149
(OCoLC)785068055
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Gaspar de Alba
ISBN: 9781611924718 1611924715 9781611924725 1611924723
OCLC Number: 846905952
Description: 1 online resource (440 pages) : map
Responsibility: Alicia Gaspar de Alba.
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In Mexico, 1683, Concepcion Benavidez is captured by pirates. Sold into slavery in Boston, she was terrified by her ordeal, wherein the Captain raped her, she gives birth to a daughter. Over the next  Read more...

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" a book of historical detail and poetic precision. Gaspar de Alba's magic is that her story humanizes the witch hunts of 1692, and, in turn, the witch hunts of today." --Sandra Cisneros, author of Read more...

 
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